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Training Partners

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

(301) 447-1035

EMI: FEMA Independent Study Program (ISP)

(301) 447-1200

NFA Online Distance Learning Program

National Training and Education Division (NTED)

(800) 368-6498

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

(301) 447-1200
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP)

To reduce risk to the nation’s critical infrastructure, the DHS Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) develops and delivers a diverse curriculum of training to build nationwide counter-IED core capabilities and enhance awareness of terrorist threats. Coordinated through state Homeland Security officials and training offices, OBP courses educate federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial participants, such as municipal officials and emergency managers; state and local law enforcement and other emergency services; and critical infrastructure owners, operators, and security staff on strategies to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate bombing incidents.

For upcoming OBP Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT) please visit the online schedule and registration page.

Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP) for training availability is an online learning platform built to better prepare humanitarian and development workers for the critical work they do by providing high-quality, relevant online learning resources at no cost.

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)

Since 2003, The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) has conducted a wide range of programs focused on assisting current and emerging leaders in Homeland Defense and Security to develop the policies, strategies, programs and organizational elements needed to defeat terrorism and prepare for and respond to natural disasters and public safety threats across the United States. The programs are developed in partnership with and are sponsored by the National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA . CHDS offers non-credit, self-study courses online at no cost to students. Access is granted to U.S. citizens who are local, tribal, state, and federal U.S. government officials; members of the U.S. military; corporate homeland security managers or contractors; homeland security researchers or educators; or students currently enrolled in homeland security degree programs. CHDS self-study courses can be accessed at