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.



2019 Training
ICS 100/700/200 Combination Class      Apply for the ICS 100/700/200 Combined Class
08:00 - 16:30
March 19, 2019
June 18, 2019
September 24, 2019
December 5, 2019
ICS 300 Classes – 08:00-16:30              Apply for the ICS 300 Classes
January 15-16, 2019
April 10-11, 2019
July 16-17, 2019
October 15-16, 2019
ICS 400 Classes 8:00 - 16:30                 Apply for the ICS 400 Class
February 19-20, 2019
May 21-22, 2019
August 20-21, 2019
November 13-14, 2019


2018 Training

ICS 100/700/200 Combination Class      Apply for the ICS 100/700/200 Combined Class
08:00 - 16:30
December 4, 2018

ICS 400 Classes 8:00 - 16:30                 Apply for the ICS 400 Class
November 13-14, 2018 CLASS FULL


Other 2018 Classes of Interest


EOC Liaison / WebEOC SEMINAR
Liaisons and partners meet to discuss new EOC technology and procedures
December 11, 2018
Register


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