Scribe/Note Taking Training

Date: November 12, 2018                         Date: November 29, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay                            Location:  Peterborough, ON
Location TBD                                                                     Loomex Head Office, Peterborough Airport
Cost: $225 + HST                                        Cost: $195 + HST



Following an emergency incident or major event, it is highly probable that you and your team will be interviewed as part of an investigation, an insurance claim, an inquiry or in an interview by your employer.

You may later be required to testify in court, before a tribunal or at an inquiry. Learning proper documentation techniques will prepare participants to be professionally present themselves and to provide accurate information in these circumstances.

This one-day course includes the following topics:

  How, When and Why to make notes
  What to expect during an investigation
  What to expect at an Inquiry/Discovery
  Case Studies – relating to scribing
  Exercises – relating to documentation/scribing
  Master Event Logs vs. Personal Event Logs
    – which one to use and when?


Following the successful completion of this course, you and your team will be able to:
  Demonstrate the skills and techniques learned to write more efficient and standardized notes
  Prepare notes that are professional and credible
  Exhibit an increased awareness and value of good note taking to ensure successful job performance
  Develop multiple strategies to become an efficient and skillful note taker
  Review and organize notes for retention

Who should attend:

● Chiefs and Management Team personnel of first response agencies such as Fire, Police, Paramedic, Public Works;
● Community Emergency Management Coordinators (CEMC) and Alternates;
● Directors and staff of emergency preparedness at educational institutions;
● Incident Management System (IMS) and Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) personnel including CAO and elected officials;
● Members of emergency management program committees;
● School board management personnel;
● Health Unit and Health Services management personnel;
● Members of emergency management program committees;
● Personnel responsible for emergency management programs within their organizations in the Private Sector and Non-Government Organizations