The learning materials are divided into four key modules:

Preparing To Be An ESS Responder

ESS Overview

ESS Responder Functions



Description of  Learning Materials

Learning Goal

Learning Outcomes

Learn the basic concepts and structure of emergency support services in Canada. This three (3) hour course explores the framework, principles and components involved in effectively responding to emergencies or disasters. This course is a prerequisite for most of the other ESS courses and replaces the ESS100 Introduction to ESS course.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the basic concepts and structure of emergency support services.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare to be an ESS responder
  • Explain the role and structure of ESS
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities of ESS responders

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