Are you interested in gaining emergency management skills that could help your community? Check out the following organizations that offer emergency management training opportunities.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI), operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, offers more than forty independent study courses online
. These are self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) also offers certification programs in emergency management. A certificate is earned by the completion of seven professional development courses offered as the Professional Development Series (PDS)
. PDS courses are intended to enhance participant knowledge levels, skills, and abilities in emergency management.
The PDS courses are available free of charge in an independent study format on the EMI website for those participants unable to attend the classroom setting. FEMA's Professional Development Series Courses include:
The Emergency Management Institute also offers an interactive online introductory course on the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
The Nevada Division of Emergency Management (NDEM) continually strives to bring to emergency management professionals statewide a strong and diverse training program.