Emergency Responder Training

Training is available to First Responders in Pierce County through annual classes that are offered throughout the year. The Homeland Security Region 5 (Pierce County) Training & Exercise Committee also selects classes to specifically meet training needs for the First Responders. The DEM University hosts technical rescue classes.

First Responders include Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Works.

Special Classes Offered


NOTE: Student Identification (SID) Number to process all Pierce County, State, and Federal applications is required. Register for an SID number.



APRIL


April 18-19, 2017 – ICS 300 Classes – 08:00-16:30
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MAY


May 16-17, 2017 – ICS 400 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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JUNE

 
June 21, 2017 – ICS 100/700/200 Combined Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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JULY


July 18-19, 2017 – ICS 300 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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AUGUST

 
August 15-16, 2017 – ICS 400 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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SEPTEMBER

 
September 19, 2017 – ICS 100/700/200 Combined Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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OCTOBER

 
October 17-18, 2017 – ICS 300 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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NOVEMBER

 
November 14-15, 2017 – ICS 400 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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DECEMBER

 
December 7, 2017 – ICS 100/700/200 Combined Class – 08:00 – 16:30
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Other 2017 Classes of Interest


EOC Liaison Meeting
Liaisons and partners meet to discuss new EOC technology and procedure
  • TBA
DEM Portal
Pierce County First Responders and EOC Staffs learn to use this secured site.

FEMA Online Independent Study Courses


The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, click on Course List link below.

FEMA’s Independent Study Program offers courses that support the nine mission areas identified by the National Preparedness Goal.
  • Incident Management
  • Operational Planning
  • Disaster Logistics
  • Emergency Communications
  • Service to Disaster Victims
  • Continuity Programs
  • Public Disaster Communications
  • Integrated Preparedness
  • Hazard Mitigation
FEMA Online Independent Study Courses