Williamson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (WC-ARES) is dedicated to having will trained volunteers. Below are several links to various trainings that will equip you to serve with WC-ARES.
Williamson County requires that all Williamson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (WC-ARES) members who wish to have access to the WEOC during an activation complete the CJIS Information Security Awareness Training for Texas.
Training, practice and fun encompass our goals and show in our service to the community. WC-ARES members are required to take the following courses:
FEMA offers a wide range of independent study. Many jurisdictions require volunteers as well as employees to take some basic incident command courses. WC-ARES members are encouraged to take the following courses:
FEMA also offers a number of role-specific courses that may be especially useful and are available at:
For information about household and individual disaster preparedness visit Ready.gov where you can find information on:
and Get Involved for interesting topics regarding disaster preparedness.