ADVANCED STRUCTURES SPECIALIST, MODIFIED ON-LINE TRAINING: May 21-23, 2021 (0900 TO 1730 CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME)
For additional course details and information, go to the "Library" menu on this website and download the "Online Advanced StS Course Announcement." A tentative schedule/syllabus can also be downloaded from the Library titled "2021 May: Online Advanced StS Schedule."
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT: TIMES SHOULD BE CENTRAL "DAYLIGHT" TIME
IGNORE THE FOLLOWING, which is intended for live, in-person training.
LOCATION: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA
TRANSPORT, AIRPORT to LODGES:
BayPorter Express 877-467-1800, On Time Airport Shuttle 650-207-0221, Super Shuttle 1-800-258-3826, GO Lorrie's Airport Shuttle 415-334-9000 SFO
NAVY LODGE, Moffett, 593 Vernon Ave.Mountain View, CA.(located just outside the Moffett Field Main Gate) (650) 962-1542 for reservarions (Group ID# 9682276 or US Army Corps of Eng.) $99/nite.
ALTERNATE: NASA EXCHANGE LODGE, Bldg 19 N. Akron Rd.,Moffett Field, CA, (650) 603-7100. No roorms have been reserved $200/nite
“Greeter” will be available at 1600hrs on 09Aug20 to transfer transfer students from either lodge to the classroom for the introductory session and dinner.
All meals will be provided at the training facility. Meal Cost is $175, in cash or check to Golden Harvest.(due 10Aug2020)
Van transportation will be provided for on-base travel, with daily pickup at 0700 hours at Navy Lodge & NASA Exch. Lodge. Individuals may not travel from the lodge to the class site in a personal or rented vehicle.
Each student should arrange his/her own airport pick-up. Free drop-off will be provided to San Jose International Airport by 1400 hrs, 14 Aug2020, following the class end. All other returns to either airport will need to be arranged by each student. The shuttles, as well as other individuals, are allowed limited entry to Moffett Field to the Main Lodge as all have standard picture identification. A map of the site will be sent to each accepted student.
Clothing: Students will be required to wear their standard Task Force BDU pants, shirts and boots during all classroom sessions. In addition, basic PPE (helmets, gloves, knee, ear and eye protection) will be required during the field sessions on Days 2, 3 and 4. Each student will be required to wear his/her full-face mask during the field exercise on Day 4.
Class Format: the class will attempt to simulate an Incident as much as possible. Students will be divided into 4 Teams for Accountability and Travel. During classroom exercises the 4 teams may be subdivided into A & B units for more individual participation. Normal Incident accountability will be practiced within each team, and ICS 214 forms will be completed each day.
Also the “Bring List” will include:
- Back- or Fanny-pack
- Equipment Vest (optional)
- GPS (Garmin 60CSx, 62st or equiv.) – need Map CD w/ unlock codes or Garmin Micro SD Card w/ maps
- Laptop (TF or own with basic Admin. rights)
- Calculator & Tape Measure
- Binoculars & Digital camera
- StS Field Ops Guide (FOG, 7th Ed)
- Sun Screen, Chap Stick, Sun Glasses, Rain Protection