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Online Self-Paced Training
While physical classroom based courses are postponed, there are hundreds of free, federally funded online training available from the below sources:
|TEEX||Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service||Cybersecurity, HazMat, EMS, Public Health, Sports and Special Events Management|
|CDC||Center for Disease Control and Prevention||Public Health and Safety|
|CDP||FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness||CBRNE, HazMat, Environmental Health|
CDP Video Playlist
|Columbia||Columbia U National Center for Disaster Preparedness||Economic Recovery|
|CTOS||Center for Radiological Nuclear Training||CBRNE|
|EMI||FEMA Emergency Management Institute||Various disciplines – 209 active courses|
|IAFF||International Association of Firefighters||HazMat, Health & Safety, Human Resources/Benefits|
|NCBRT/ACE||LSU National Center for Biomedical Research Training/Academy of Counter Terrorism||Law Enforcement, COVID-19 Specific Training|
|NFA||National Fire Academy||Fire Investigations, Executive Leadership, Fire/EMS Technology/Systems, GIS, Risk Management, Training Program design, Incident Command, etc.|
|OBP||DHS Office of Bombing Prevention||Terrorism, Explosive Devices|
|RDPC||Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium||Crisis Management, Event security, Terrorism Awareness, CBRNE|
|START||Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism||Cybersecurity, Terrorism|
Emergency Management Professional
For guidance, resources and a list of courses in the region/state that can help you complete several Emergency Management certificate programs.
|FEMA Professional Development Series|
The Professional Development Series includes seven Emergency Management Institute independent study courses that provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in the emergency management profession.
|FEMA Basic Academy|
The National Emergency Management Basic Academy is a gateway for individuals pursuing a career in emergency management.
|FEMA Advanced Professional Series|
This series emphasizes applied skills in disaster operations, management and coordination.
|FEMA Advanced Academy|
The National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) reinforces the qualities needed to lead emergency management programs, provides relevant management theories and concepts, and utilizes appropriate case studies.
|FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner|
The Master Exercise Practitioner Program is a series of two classroom courses (E0132, E0133) focusing on advanced program management, exercise design and evaluation practices in each phase of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
|FEMA Continuity Excellence Series|
The CES Program brings valuable benefits to the professionals who engage in it, their sponsoring organizations, and for all of America. CES combines emergency management, continuity, leadership and instructional development courses.
|FEMA Public Information Officer Series|
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Public Information Officer (PIO) training program is designed to provide PIOs with the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities to support proper decision-making by delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time.
|TEEX Infrastructure Protection Series|
The Infrastructure Protection Certificate Program is a series of four courses that will enrich your knowledge of and skills in critical infrastructure security and resilience.
|TEEX Infrastructure Disaster Management|
The TEEX Infrastructure Disaster Management certificate is designed for professionals who wish to enrich their personal knowledge and skills related to critical infrastructure disaster management and resilience while earning International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
|IAEM Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)/Associate Emergency Manager (AEM)|
There are two types of certification offered: the Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) and the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).
|Ohio Certified Emergency Manager (OCEM)|
The Emergency Management Association of Ohio (EMAO) created the Ohio Certified Emergency Manager (OCEM) Program to advance and support professional standards for Ohio Emergency Managers.
|MLA Disaster Information Specialization|
The MLA Disaster Information Specialization provides training and recognition for librarians and others who rely on information for their work in disaster preparedness and response.
|IED Awareness and Safety Procedures|
The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Awareness and Safety Procedures course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about IEDs and proper safety precautions and procedures for reacting and responding to unattended and suspicious items.
|HME and Precursor Awareness for Public Safety|
The Homemade Explosives (HME) and Precursor Awareness course provides participants with a foundational understanding of HME and common precursor materials.
|The Bomb Threat Preparedness and Response|
The Bomb Threat Preparedness and Response course uses interactive exercises and case histories of what actually happened during bombing incidents to familiarize participants with the steps necessary to prepare for and respond to a bomb threat.
|Bomb-Making Materials Awareness: Your Role|
The Bomb-Making Materials Awareness: Your Role course uses an immersive, graphic novel style storytelling approach to educate and empower community members on how to identify and report suspicious activity and purchasing behaviors related to bomb-making materials.
|Chemical Sector Security Awareness Training|
The Chemical Sector Security Awareness Training provides participants with the foundational knowledge about security awareness at a chemical facility.
|Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Employee Training|
The Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Employee Training course is an online independent study training. It teaches participants how to recognize suspicious purchasing behaviors in a retail setting that might indicate Bomb-Making activity and what to do when a suspicious incident occurs.