No Cost -Training Opportunities for First Responders at

National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Schools

Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Anniston, Alabama

Resident and Outreach Classes

Medical, Hazmat, Law Enforcement, WMD Training, and more.

The CDP will pay for your airfare, pick you up at the airport, and provide you with food and lodging while you are in training.

Center for Domestic Preparedness

Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Emmitsburg, Maryland

Resident and Online Classes

Emergency Management and All Hazards Professional Development

EMI will reimburse your airfare and you will be provided a room on campus.


New Mexico Tech / Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) NEW Mexico

Resident, Outreach and Online Courses

Explosive and Bombing Incident Mitigation

Provides airfare, rental car, per-diem mileage, and accommodations.

Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC)

Outreach and Online Classes

Training and resources for emergency first responders, with an emphasis on rural areas.

Center for Terrorism Operations Support (CTOS) Las Vegas, Nevada

Resident Courses and Outreach

Radiological Training

Louisiana State (National Center Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT)

Outreach training only

Multiple categories of training

National Emergency Response & Rescue Center (NERRTC) Texas

Resident, Outreach and Online Courses

Multiple categories of training

National Disaster Preparedness Training Center

Outreach Training

Social Media / Natural Disaster

Center for Homeland Defense and Security

Higher Education Programs / Master’s Degree Program - No Cost

All of the above schools offer outreach training (mobile training teams) will come to your location and teach a class. There is a minimum enrollment for classes.

If you are interested in scheduling a class for your organization try to get an idea of the number of students you want to train then contact Renee Austin to coordinate the class delivery.

Online courses require no state approval and you can enroll yourself.

Emergency Operations Training Academy (EOTA)

EOTA web-based and computer-based training is available free of charge. EOTA instructor-led training and exercises occur at various sites across the country as well at the EOTA facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Wyoming State Fire Academy

The Wyoming Fire Academy offers classes throughout the year in state of the art facilities. The Academy features a live fire multi-station training course and classroom facilities.

International Association of Fire Fighters

National Fire Academy

Wyoming Department of Health Training Opportunities

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)