MRC Training & Events


Fairfax MRC Volunteers: Unless otherwise noted, register for classes using your TRAINVa account. First time registration in TRAINVa requires creation of an account; your VMS username and password will not work for this site. Get directions on creating an account here.

2015 MRC Training & Events Calendar

Layperson Adult CPR/AED Certification
When: Wednesday, April 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department
Membership Requirement: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1056004

Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Counterterrorism Workshop
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, Va.
Membership Requirement: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Description: The World Police and Fire Games Training Committee, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Base Quantico, will be hosting a DHS Office for Bombing Protection IED Counterterrorism Workshop. This Workshop enhances the participant's understanding of the IED threat, surveillance detection methods and soft target awareness. The workshop covers awareness and prevention measures as well as collaborative information-sharing resources to enable facility owners and operators to deter, prevent, detect, and protect against the illicit use of explosives in the United States.
Registration: Online (Agency = Fairfax MRC)

Culmore Multicultural Day
When
: April 18, 2015, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where:Woodrow Wilson Library, Falls Church, Va.
Membership Requirement: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Description: Help promote the MRC, emergency preparedness and the Health Department with the Fairfax County Health Department Outreach Team. Bilingual Spanish speakers preferred, but not required.
Registration: VMS – Culmore Multicultural Day

MRC Orientation
When: Thursday, April 23, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department
Membership Requirements: New members, those who are interested in Fairfax County MRC
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1041920

Warehouse Exercise
When: Monday, April 27, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Tuesday, April 28, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Wednesday, April 29, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Warehouse, Springfield, Va.
Membership Requirements: Active Volunteers (Basic Training Complete)
Registration: VMS – Fairfax MRC Warehouse Exercise

MWAA Dulles Airport Mass Casualty Exercise
When: Saturday, May 2. Rolling start times 5 – 7:30 a.m. The exercise will conclude at 1 p.m.
Where: Dulles Airport
Description: Volunteers are requested to serve as actors in a large-scale exercise conducted by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) . Actors will be assigned an injury (from minor to severe) based upon the scenario and will receive corresponding moulage to simulate the injury.
Membership Requirement: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Registration: Online
Lunch and an exercise t-shirt will be provided.

Southgate Community Day Outreach
When:
May 2, 2015, 2 – 6 p.m.
Where: Southgate Community Center, Reston, Va.
Membership Requirement: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Description: Help promote the MRC, emergency preparedness and the Health Department with the Fairfax County Health Department Outreach Team. Bilingual Spanish speakers preferred, but not required.
Registration: VMS – Southgate Community Day Outreach

MRC Orientation
When: Wednesday, May 13, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department and via Webcast
Membership Requirements: New members, those who are interested in Fairfax County MRC
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1041920

Northern Virginia National Council of Negro Women Health Fair
When:
May 16, 2015, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, Va.
Membership Requirements: Active Members (Basic Training Complete)
Description: Help promote the MRC, emergency preparedness and the Health Department with the Fairfax County Health Department Outreach Team.
Registration: VMS – NOVA NCNW Health Fair 

ICS 100/700 Condensed Course
When: Wednesday, May 27, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department
Membership Requirements: New members
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1055149

MRC Orientation
When: Tuesday, June 16, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Webcast
Membership Requirements: New members, those who are interested in Fairfax County MRC
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1041920

Basic Training

All Fairfax MRC members must complete an application and the Basic Training Requirements to be considered an Active Level volunteer and participate in any MRC-related activity.

Basic Training Requirements include the following classes:

  • MRC 101: Orientation
  • FEMA IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction; offered online.
  • FEMA IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System; offered online.

For more information call 703-246-8641, TTY 711 or email us

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