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Statewide Training Opportunities

If you would like to see your training listed on ECN's website, please send an email which includes course title, who is doing the training, location, date(s), class size limitations and contact information to

Upcoming Training Opportunities

ICS-3006/5/20186/7/2018Camp Ripley, 15000 MN Hwy 115, Little Falls

Alexandria Technical and Community College Online Training

Web-based training is available from CN's web-based training website, developed in partnership with Alexandria Technical and Community College is available to all Minnesota Public Safety.  The training is available on the Alexandria Technical and Community College's website.  

Log on information is shown, based on your radio region.  Please note that user names and passwords are case sensitive.

​User Name ​Password
Central​ ​region123
​Metro ​​region123
Northeast​​ ​​region123
​Northwest ​​region123
​SouthCentral ​​region123
​Southeast ​​region123
Southwest​ ​​region123

Once you access the web-based training, click on the ARMER training link under Courses, then the Materials dropdown on the left-hand side of the screen, and select the Content link.

If you need additional information or would like an individual log on for your department or each member of your staff, please contact ECN Standards Coordinator Cathy Anderson at

The ​Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (POST) has approved the following courses for credit (one POST credit each).
1. Radio 101
2. History of ARMER
3. Interoperability 101
4. Wireless Broadband – FirstNet
5. Technology of the ARMER System
Beginning July 1, 2016, Alexandria Technical and Community College is required to submit an "Affidavit of Attendance" POST roster for each course a licensed officer attends. This affidavit must contain the officer's name, POST number, course, date attended and hour(s) attended. This is how you will receive POST credits for the courses you take. This will require you to logon with a username and password and profile that is unique to you and contains your first and last name. You cannot use a generic group logon setup for a region or department. Please contact Linda Muchow at 320-762-4539 to receive a unique username, password and profile or if you have any questions.


Training Resources

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program Information Sheet5/21/2018
StatusBoard Instructions5/21/2018StatusBoard instruction manual
U.S. Forest Service Incident Communications Toolkit5/21/2018

Training Vendors

The Department of Public Safety and the Statewide Emergency Communications Board have not vetted these vendors nor do they endorse these vendors. This space is available to any training vendor requesting to be listed. To request that your training service be listed, please email

Training Offered
On Target Training & Consulting, LLCtom.justin@ontargettc.com320-293-9011On TargetARMER System Administration, ARMER End User, Dispatch