Center for Domestic Preparedness
Course List http://cdp.dhs.gov
Respiratory Protection: Program Development and
* Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE
Administration (16 hours)
Incidents (32 hours)
Provides core information necessary to develop, implement, ad-
All-hazards training that features an overview of the terrorist
minister, and sustain a respiratory protection program as defined
threat, potential targets, and chemical, biological, radiological,
in 29 CFR 1910. Includes hands-on exercises in performing
and explosive hazards that may be used in all emergency inci-
qualitative and quantitative fit testing with respiratory protection
dents. Includes hands-on exercises in decontamination, mass
casualty triage, survey and monitoring. Culminates in a training
exercise at the COBRATF.
Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE
Incidents (16 hours)
* Hazardous Material Technician for CRBNE Incidents
Overview of the organization and functions of both the HMRT
and the HMRU; prepares a responder to respond to and document
Provides hazardous materials technical training to include the
a crime scene and employ the FBI’s 12-step evidence collection
composition, action, identification, and decontamination of
agents, preservation of crime scene evidence, and
techniques for operating in an all-hazards environment. Culmi- Incident Complexities – Clinician Actions for CBRNE
nates in a training exercise at the COBRATF. Incidents (8 hours)
Encompasses emergency medical related topics and advanced
* Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (8 hours & 16 hands-on training with personal protective equipment, instrumen-
hours) tation and techniques, and procedures for emergency medical
Training is focused on personal protective equipment, survey personnel involved in providing care to victims of a suspected
and monitoring equipment, evidence collection and CBRNE incident.
preservation, mass casualty triage, and explosive devices/
searches. Culminates in a training exercise at the COBRATF. Incident Complexities – Responder Actions for CBRNE
Incidents (8 hours)
* Hazard Assessment and Response Management for Encompasses related topics and hands-on training with personal
CBRNE Incidents (24 hours) protective equipment, instrumentation and techniques, and proce-
Provides advanced training for students to analyze a CBRNE dures.
incident to determine the potential magnitude, plan an initial
Crime Scene Management for CBRNE Incidents (8 hours)
response and implement their local IAP. Culminates in a train-
Addresses phases and components of a CBRNE crime scene,
ing exercise at the COBRATF.
legal issues and federal statutes, types of evidence, and steps for
collecting evidence at a crime scene.
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents
* Instructor Training Certification Course (40 hours) (8 hours)
Provides the student with an overview of instruction on adult Presents related topics such as terrorist tactics and targeting, in-
learning, task analysis, risk and hazard analysis, learning dicators of terrorism, and protective measures taken by law en-
objectives and lesson plans, communication skills, instructional forcement officers responding to a terrorist event.
delivery and multimedia, testing and evaluations, and after
Law Enforcement Response Actions for CBRNE Incidents
action reviews (AAR).
* Emergency Responder Hazardous Materials Hands-on training designed to provide law enforcement officers
Technician for CBRNE Incidents (40 hours) with CBRNE-specific response skills used in terrorist attacks.
Hands-on training in identifying hazardous materials, using ad- ILERSBA (8 hours)
vanced surveying and monitoring equipment, selecting and using Prepares law enforcement officers to interdict and respond to an
the appropriate level of PPE and performing decontamination imminent suicide bombing attack.
procedures. Command and Response for All Hazards (8 hours)
* Basic Agricultural Emergency Response Training for Includes pre-incident planning and response plan development;
CBRNE Incidents (32 hours) domestic and international terrorism, CBRNE agents, and materi-
Provides the agricultural and traditional emergency responder als associated with a hazardous event.
with an overview of agro terrorism and CBRNE hazards in the Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program
agricultural sector. Training culminates in a practical exercise (6 hours)
involving a response to a hazardous event in an agricultural en- Provides emergency responders with awareness-level instruction
vironment. about recognition, avoidance, isolation, and notification
COBRATF-The Chemical, Ordnance, Biological and Radiological Training Facility techniques in a suspected CBRNE event.
CBRNE– Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives.
Courses with the (*) are Resident Courses only
INCIDENT COMMAND COURSES NOBLE TRAINING FACILITY COURSES
Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response HEALTHCARE COURSES
Actions for All Hazards (24 hours)
* Advanced Public Information Officer : Health and
Training in incident management considerations, an IAP, pre-
Hospital Emergencies (32 hours)
incident planning, threat analysis, target assessment and incident
Enables the application of public information skills to a major
capabilities assessment. Culminates in a management level
emergency or disaster situation for the healthcare provider.
* Healthcare Leadership for All Hazards Incidents (32
FIELD FORCE COURSES hours)
Field Force Operations (24 hours) Exercise-based course taught in the nations only hospital train-
Prepares law enforcement to successfully employ crowd control ing facility and designed to assist healthcare professionals in
measures during civil disorders or a hazardous event. generating appropriate decisions in response to a CBRNE event.
Field Force Command and Planning (24 hours) * Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty
Prepares management-level personnel to serve as a member of Incidents (24 hours)
an incident management team during a civil action or disorder. Prepares healthcare facilities and agencies to conduct a safe and
Field Force Extrication Tactics (24 hours) effective emergency medical response to a mass casualty inci-
Provides emergency personnel with the knowledge, skills and dent.
tools necessary to extricate an individual safely from a protester
*Fundamentals of Healthcare Emergency Management
device. Includes two days of field exercises.
Prepares healthcare personnel responsible for development,
INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM COURSES
implementation, maintenance, and administration of emergency
Introduction to ICS (ICS-100) (4 hours)
management programs and plans for healthcare facilities/
ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
(ICS-200) (4 hours) * Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents
Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS 300) Provides the emergency medical personnel with hands-on train-
(18 hours) ing in CBRNE incident management; field treatment of victims
exposed to chemical hazards, biological agents, radiological
Advanced ICS, Command and General Staff-Complex hazards and explosions. Concludes in a multi-task, pre-hospital
Incidents (ICS-400) (14 hours) exercise.
An Introduction to the National Incident Management * Pandemic Planning and Preparedness (24 hours)
System (NIMS), (IS-700) (4 hours) Provides an overview of pandemic influenza, its challenges, and
many facets of community planning that will enable a commu-
TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSES nity to prepare and effectively respond to a pandemic influenza
Incident Command System (ICS) Train-the-Trainer (TtT) event. Culminates in a final exercise designed to prepare a ficti-
Course (L-449) (32 hours) tious community for pandemic influenza.
Prepares participants to deliver EMI’s ICS curricula. While ICS
100 and 200 courses are addressed, the major emphasis is on *Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response
ICS 300 and 400. Course focus is on key environmental health topics, issues, and
challenges faced during emergency response.
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE
Incidents, Train-the-Trainer (16 hours) RADIOLOGICAL COURSES
Train-the-Trainer course on terrorist tactics and targeting,
* Radiological Emergency Response Operations (32 hours)
related hazards, indicators of terrorism, and protective measures
Performance-based course where the students learn to
when responding to a terrorist event. Prepares graduates to train
respond to, and manage, radiological operations.
the LEPM course in their home jurisdictions.
* Advanced Radiological Incident Operation (32 hours)
Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program, Advanced-level course designed to refresh or improve skills of
Train-the-Trainer (12 hours) the radiological responder or manager. Focuses on response
Prepares graduates to provide instruction on suspected CBRNE plans and procedures for complex incidents such as a terrorist
events using the recognition, avoidance, isolation and notifica- event.
tion (RAIN) technique.
* Radiological Series, Train-the-Trainer (TtT) (32 hours)
Designed to qualify instructors to teach radiological courses;
*Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty
includes background information on the radiological protection
Incidents, Train-the-Trainer (8 hours)
system, the management plan for the Radiological Training
Prepares graduates to provide instruction to HERT members
enabling the hospital to maintain a capable response team.
Courses with the (*) are Resident Courses only