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This three day course is designed to review the capabilities and performance based exercise program. This course provides a standardized policy, methodology, and language for designing, developing, conducting and evaluating all exercises. This course will also review the development of the Training and Exercise Planning Workshop, After-Action Reports and Improvement Plans. This course will also cover how to manage an exercise program.. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.

Course Length: 24 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). Please forward a copy of your certificate for FEMA Independent Study IS 120.a 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 and/or serve as a member of an exercise planning team.

Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.

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.




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FEMA Independent Study Program
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Illinois Professional Emergency Manager Program
Illinois Professional Development Series
2013 IEMA Conference
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Hazardous Materials Training Webpage
School & Campus Security Training
ICS 300 & 400 Training
FEMA Higher Education Project

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