The WOHS' training section is responsible for the coordination of courses available from NTED, the National Training and Education, a division of FEMA. Students can take FEMA Independent Study courses, attended local courses or travel to national schools through the NDPC, National Domestic Preparedness Consortium. Most coursework is grant funded and at little or no expense to the students.
An important note about our training - In order to qualify for most trainings you must have a local, county, or state agency affiliation or belong to a first response, receiver organization or volunteer organization. A FEMA student ID is required for most courses. Please feel free contact us if you have any questions about your eligibility to attend training.
If you need to cancel out of a course please contact Renee Austin. Our courses have limited availability and waiting lists. Please be considerate of others and cancel if you will not be attending. Those who do not show up and have not canceled will be asked to contact Renee Austin prior to registering for additional courses.
To see available training visit the Wyoming Homeland Security Training Schedule on Eventbrite.
FEMA Independent Studies The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment.
Search and Rescue Training - The Big Horn County Search and Rescue is hosting an ice rescue technician training - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 20 - 21 in Basin, Wyoming. The course will be taught by Black Fox Rescue. The cost of the training is $325. For more information and registration call KC Bess at 307-699-7508 for Jeff Schmidt at 706-436-7299. You can also contact Jeff for lodging questions.