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National Emergency Management Basic Academy

E/L0110 – Train the Trainer

Course Overview

The Basic Academy Train-the-Trainer consists of two days of discussions about course objectives, how to set up and facilitate the class, time management, and other general topics. The last three days consist of student teach backs that summarize portions of the Basic Academy course subject matter and describe activities and exercises with time for critique and questions.

All topics areas in the Basic Academy courses are covered in the Train-the-Trainer to support a training experience that combines knowledge of all fundamental systems, concepts, and practices of cutting-edge emergency management. The Academy provides shared classrooms of adult learners and skillful instructors resulting in a solid foundation upon which to build further studies and sound decisions

Selection Criteria

This course is intended for those emergency managers and trainers from Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management agencies who have extensive background in emergency management and experience in training adults.

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in emergency management (recommended to be current practitioners)
  • Proven and proficient capability to deliver and facilitate training (EMI resume/ recommendation review)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamental systems, concepts, and current practices in emergency management
  • Resume detailing responsibilities, authority and length of time in profession
  • Effectiveness teaching emergency management to adults
  • Documentation of at least three years’ experience teaching emergency management to adults


Recommended: It is strongly recommended that any participant who enrolls in this course has completed the Academy course E0101, Foundations of Emergency Management.


  • Social Media in Emergency Management (IS0042)
  • Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 (IS0100.b)
  • Fundamentals of Emergency Management (IS0230.d)
  • National Incident Management System, An Introduction (IS0700.a)
  • National Response Framework, An Introduction (IS0800.b)
  • National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview (IS2900)

NOTE: Please attach a resume and a transcript of the prerequisites with your application to determine eligibility

Course Length

5 days



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