Training and Exercises


Critical Asset Risk Management 


April 26, 2022

April 27, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Critical Asset Risk Management course teaches the critical components of risk management and provides participants the basic fundamentals of determining and mitigating risks associated with their critical infrastructure. Through a combination of lecture, facilitated discussion, and group activities, participants will learn how threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences determine risk and are given an opportunity to practice the fundamentals of conducting vulnerability assessments by conducting on-site assessments of select local facilities. Additionally, they will identify potential mitigation measures associated with their findings and work together to develop and present a risk assessment report.

Individuals completing this course in combination with MGT310, MGT414, and AWR213, are awarded the TEEX Infrastructure Protection Certificate.


Critical Infrastructure Resilience and Community Lifelines

April 28, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In this course participants will learn how to develop a roadmap for progress toward the National Preparedness Goal by facilitating the development of resilience considerations and involving essential community critical infrastructure partners. Participants will learn how to formulate considerations for the resilience of community assets that leverage cross-sector partnerships. These considerations enhance the whole community’s ability to manage the risk associated with critical infrastructure protection efforts. Participants will have an opportunity to practice the practical skills necessary to formulate considerations in the local community.

Individuals completing this course in combination with MGT310, MGT315, and AWR213, are awarded the TEEX Infrastructure Protection Certificate..


When Disaster Strikes: Prepare, Act, Survive


May 6, 2022 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

May 7, 2022 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This course is designed to prepare individuals who may be directly affected by a disaster help themselves, their family and other community members. Participants will learn how to develop a family preparedness plan, practice self-rescue, perform search and light rescue techniques, and understand the recovery process.


Shelter Training

Shelter Fundamentals

Wednesday. June 22, 2022

  • 9:00am - 11:30am

  • OR

  • 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Shelter Supervisor 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

  • 9:00am - 12:30pm

  • OR

  • 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Shelter Fundamentals provides an introduction to opening, operating, and closing a shelter and highlights:

  • Explaining the Red Cross philosophy and principles of sheltering 

  • Describing different types of shelters 

  • Identifying how a shelter is structured and operates 

  • Explaining the activities and tasks that take place in shelters        

  • Explaining the types of work shelter service workers will perform

Shelter Supervisor provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and tasks of a shelter supervisor and highlights:

  • Explaining shelter principles 

  • Explaining differences between evacuation and post-disaster shelters 

  • Describing disaster relief operations

  • Identifying types of supervisors 

  • Describing shelter spaces, layouts and supplies needed 

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All-Hazards Incident Management Team


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All-Hazards Operation Section Chief 

August 22 - 25, 2022

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


This course addresses the responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief to ensure the maintenance of continuity and safety of on-site responders and the public.  The course will allow students to hone their preexisting skillsets in communication and staff functions for a local Incident Management Team (IMT). Lecture-discussion, quizzes, multiple hands-on activities have been designed to enable students to learn, practice, and demonstrate their knowledge of the course material.  Activity logs, check-in lists, Position Task Books, and breakout sessions, have been created and/or inherited to the course in order to provide learners with various methods of learning that will enhance their understanding of the roles and functions of an Operations Section Chief

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Public Safety CBRNE Response - Sampling Techniques and Guidelines 

October 4 - 6, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

This course addresses specific fundamentals and skills associated with an emergency response to a WMD incident. As such, it provides detailed technical information and includes hands-on practice of actions required of emergency responders in such situations.

Participants are provided the opportunity to perform public safety sampling techniques required in the response to a WMD event. Of special interest is the course’s emphasis on collecting forensically valid samples, which is accomplished through maintaining a secure chain-of-custody for the sample from the time of collection through laboratory analysis. This process is consistent with the FBI 12-step process for managing a crime scene, including those involving a WMD.​

Class ID: 29348

Class Access Code: PER222


FEMA Advanced Academy 

Week 1: November 14 through 18, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

Week 2: February 27 through April 3, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

Week 3: May 22 through 26, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

Week 4: September 11 through 15, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

The National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) is designed for emergency management professionals with a background and experience serving in an Emergency Management (EM) organization or in a significant role directly connected to the Profession of Emergency Management or a recognized EM organization, such as: Public Health, Higher Education, Medical, and Private Sector organizations or companies with a role in Emergencies and Disasters.


Students will learn skills critical to performing emergency management responsibilities, such as: program management and oversight, effective communication at all levels, integrated collaboration, and strategic thinking, along with completing a NEMAA Paper prior to attending the third course.


Wide Area Search 

November 4, 2022 4:00pm-9:00pm

November 5, 2022 8:00am-5:00pm

November 6, 2022 8:00am-5:00pm

When disaster strikes, it can be a challenge to effectively mobilize, organize, and deploy resources needed to perform wide area searches. This course is an excellent training opportunity for any jurisdiction or agency that may face such an emergency. The course content applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents.

You will be instructed in practical search methods and skills so you can perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The training will include challenging exercises that mirror real life scenarios. The three-day long event will conclude with an in-depth exercise that requires participants to utilize the skills gained during the course by working through an incident from start to finish in a single operational period.