Basic Training 2019
The Orientation and IIA courses are required to be completed within in the first six months of enlistment and completion of these courses is required prior to graduation from IET.
|VDF Orientation Course||Orientation Course Oct 2018||Test Info|
|VDF Level IIA Course||Level II Orientation Oct 2018||Test Info|
Professional Military Education
Initial Entry Training (IET) 2020
|Basic Communications||Handout||Power Point|
|Basic Guard Duty||Handout||Power Point|
|Chain of Command and Insignia of Rank||Handout: Chain of Command and Insignia||Presentation: Chain of Command and Insignia|
|Courtesies to the Flag||Handout||Power Point|
|Drill and Ceremonies||Handout||Power Point|
|History of the VDF||Handout||Power Point|
|Military Customs and Courtesies (MCC)||Handout||Power Point|
|VDF Mission||Handout||Power Point|
|VDF Standards||Handout||Power Point|
|Wear and Appearance of the Uniform||Handout: Wear and Appearance of the VDF Uniform||PPT Presentation: Wear and Appearance of the Uniform|
|NOTE: Power Points are stored as PDFs.
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Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Development Course (NCOLD)
|VDF Non-Commissioned Officers Leadership Development (NCOLD)||Course||Test Info|
FEMA (Independent Course Study)
|Below are the 4 FEMA IS courses. 100 and 700 are necessary to become state-active duty ready. You are encouraged to continue your training with these courses after you have completed the VDF Orientation and Level IIA located under ‘Basic Training‘.|
|Introduction to Incident Command System:||FEMA IS-100 …Required for (PV1 through SPC)|
|ICS for Single Resources and Single Action Incidents:||FEMA IS-200 …Required for (CPL & above)|
|NIMS: An Introduction:||FEMA IS-700 …Required for (PV1 through SPC)|
|National Incident Framework: An Introduction:||FEMA IS-800 …Required for (CPL & above)|
|FEMA Professional Development Series:||FEMA PDS|
|REQUIRED for promotion to: MAJ / CW2 / SFC|
|Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams:||FEMA IS-317|
|Not required but, recommended.|
|ICS 300, ICS 400. See VDFR 624-1|
|Additional FEMA Courses:||Additional|
Training and Evaluations required.
The successful completion of the Traffic course and exam, along with the practical training at Force MUTAs, is required for completion of Traffic Control Training certification. Completion of this below course is preferred prior to the practical field training.
- Traffic Direction Course
- Traffic Control Exam
- GO/NO GO Arm and Hand Signals, SM 191-376-5107
- Force Certification of successful completion of 4way intersection exercise
ALL EVALUATIONS REQUIRE A FINAL 100% CORRECT SCORE
HF Radio and TACPAK Training
Instructor Development Course (IDC)
At a home station UTA or Force MUTA, The student will deliver classroom VDF instruction for a period of no less than twenty continuous minutes, as assigned by the REGT Cdr or REGT Cdr’s designee. The classroom delivery will follow the principles of instruction as set forward in the IDC course and will be evaluated by one authorized by the REGT Cdr.. A Memorandum from the REGT Commander, CSM or S3 denoting a successful evaluation and the evaluator’s name will be forwarded to the G3 section for the generation of an IDC completion certificate for the individual concerned and for the individual’s REGT and FORCE level personnel files.
|Instructor Development Course (IDC) 2016||Course|