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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. To register for a SID# go to:
https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.


JULY 
July 14, Ethanol Emergency Response - Train the Trainer Webinar, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT via WebEx.
We highly encourage all RFA members to sign up and join the webinar. Registration is required. Individuals interested in registering for the seminar can visit www.rfa.trainscaster.com.

July 20-21, 2016 – ICS 300 Classes – 08:00-16:30 ++Class is Full++
Register: http://piercecounty.surveyshare.com/s/AYAAFIA 


AUGUST 
August 10-11, 2016 – ICS 400 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
Register: http://piercecounty.surveyshare.com/s/AYAAFJA 

August 31,2016,Ethanol Emergency Response - Train the Trainer Webinar, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT via WebEx.
We highly encourage all RFA members to sign up and join the webinar. Registration is required. Individuals interested in registering for the seminar can visit www.rfa.trainscaster.com.


SEPTEMBER 
September 14, 2016 – ICS 100/700/200 Combination Class – 08:00 – 16:30
Register:  http://piercecounty.surveyshare.com/s/AYAAVJA 


OCTOBER 
October 19-20, 2016 – ICS 300 Classes – 08:00-16:30
Register: http://piercecounty.surveyshare.com/s/AYAAFIA 


NOVEMBER 
November 9-10, 2016 – ICS 400 Class – 08:00 – 16:30
Register: http://piercecounty.surveyshare.com/s/AYAAFJA

 Other 2016 Classes of Interest:
         EOC Liaison Meeting

    • Liaisons and partners meet to discuss new EOC technology and procedures.      

                 TBA           
 

    DEM Portal

    • Pierce County First Responders and EOC Staffs learn to use this secured site.
       TBA
       
                                                         
 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
  • Register for a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID)
    Request a Transcript of classes with this Transcript Request Form