AAIR Train-the-Trainer Course

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is now accepting applications for qualified first responders to attend a five-day Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) Train-the-Trainer course. The five-day training will be held on September 23-27, 2019 in Marblehead, MA, and instructors from the ALERRT Center at Texas State University will be provided. You must attend all five days of the training to receive credit.

The AAIR course, created and developed by the ALERRT Center at Texas State University, improves the integration of Police, Fire, and EMS personnel during active shooter events. Students will learn medical skills based on TECC guidelines, how to establish initial/unified command, and the importance of rendering aid to victims via rescue task forces.

NERAC will be offering BF/OT reimbursement for all first responders who work within the Northeast Homeland Security Region at up to $35/hr.

This project is being funded with Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds, via the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) awarded by the MA Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Office of Grants and Research.

To register, please complete THIS SURVEY and send it to Caroline Graham at cgraham@mapc.org.

September 23rd – 27th, 2019

  • Malcolm L. Bell School (40 Baldwin Road, Marblehead, MA)
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm each day

PLEASE NOTE: The primary goal of this Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) Train-the-Trainer course is to build a roster of ALERRTcertified instructors capable of delivering effective active shooter trainings throughout the NERAC Region. By enrolling in this course participants agree to conduct occasional regional trainings coordinated by NERAC, in addition to any in-house trainings that would solely benefit their own departments. In order to be considered for this course, participants must have their Chief sign the registration form on the following page, acknowledging that participants will be expected to lead occasional regional trainings.


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