Training Branch

The Training Branch of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's Preparedness and Training Division works in cooperation with the Search and Rescue Training Center, the Exercise Coordination Branch and the Fire and Public Safety Academy Training System, within the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Division of Fire and Building Safety. Within these areas reside numerous training and exercise programs which work together to facilitate training of Indiana's response community. The mission of the Training Branch is to provide state and local officials with high-quality training and educational opportunities.

Please send all applications or information regarding FEMA-related courses to Do not send this information to individual staff members, as a response may be delayed. This address is monitored by staff Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training Programs

Emergency Management Agencies
Citizen Corps Program
Emergency Management Training Program
Readiness: Training Identification and Preparedness Planning (RTIPP)

National Incident Management System/Incident Command System
National Incident Management System (NIMS) Information Page

Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services Training Program

Advanced Fire Training Program
Mobile Live Fire & Mobile Live Hazmat Training Trailers

Search and Rescue
Search and Rescue Training Program

Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials Program
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction Training Programs


Acadis Course Registration Walkthrough

Comprehensive Training & Exercise Guidance

IDHS Training Calendar

IDHS Training Registration Guidelines 

Reference Lists for Test Banks

U. S. Department of Homeland Security First Responder Training Website

Request for Training