This RECENTLY REVISED two day course provides a comprehensive overview of exercise design along with practical skill development. Using the same terminology and processes, this course will provide activities that will give participants an opportunity to interact with many of the templates and other materials that are provided by the National Exercise Division to ensure exercises are conducted in a consistent manner. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.
Course Length: 16 hours
Course Manager: Please contact Regional Office for more information during regular business
Course Timeline: Review the training calendar to identify the timeline for the specific class you will be attending. Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.
Prerequisite: FEMA Independent Study IS 120.a- An Introduction to Exercises must be completed and a copy of the certificate forwarded to IEMA before you will be able to print your certificate for the classroom portion of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). It is also recommended that you complete IS 130 - Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning. Please forward a copy of your certificate(s) for FEMA Independent Study IS 120.a and IS 130 to IEMA, 2200 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Attention: Training.
Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, volunteer and other agency officials involved in emergency management who are responsible for an exercise program, serve as a member of an exercise planning team and /or fulfill a role in one of the following areas of the exercise design process: design, development, conduct, evaluation or improvement process for an exercise.
| Date || Location |
|Oct 29-30, 2014||IEMA Dirksen Facility**|
** No lodging available
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.