Emergency Management Training

Training is offered for First Responders and also for community members and other partners across the county.
Topics include:
  • managing incidents
  • working in shelters
  • building plans for high risk populations
School Threat Assessment meeting

Training is available for these groups

Use the 2014 NIMS Fact Sheet to determine what required training may be needed for your organization to be compliant with the National Incident Management System.

Each year HLS Region 5 works with other jurisdictions in Washington to develop a three-year training and exercise plan. Pierce County plans are on pages 38, 50, and 57 of the State of Washington Training & Exercise Plan 2019-2021.

If you have ideas for other classes, please contact us.


 ICS 300 Classes
January 11 - 13
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Apply for the ICS 300 Classes
ICS 400 Classes
February 7 - 8
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Apply for ICS 400 Classes
ICS 100/200/700 Classes
March 21
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Apply for the ICS 100/200/700 Classes
In addition, a "Key Contact Information" page was developed. Partners may request a copy of this page by sending an email to DEM Training Coordinator and specifying your agency or organization.