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Training and Exercises


HSEM provides a comprehensive training program for Minnesota’s emergency management professionals. Our Emergency Management Certification curriculum has a mix of classroom, workshop and online courses coordinated to prepare those who play a role in improving Minnesota’s readiness. The topics in this section offer specific information on available training opportunities.


Realistic exercise of core capabilities prepares us for real world events. The HSEM Exercise Program supports emergency management personnel in planning, conducting and evaluating exercises. You will find resources like the Minnesota Training and Exercise Plan (TEP), the TEP-EZ form and more.

Minnesota Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC)

The Minnesota Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC) is an exercise-based training activity that places emergency response personnel under realistic crisis situations within a structured and safe learning environment. Training and simulations are tailored for your jurisdiction based on your needs. The Minnesota IEMC stresses the functions, resources, organizations, and individuals in all phases of emergency management.

Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC) Information Fact Sheet

Minnesota IEMC Course Description 

Request Assistance

If you don’t find what you’re looking for on these pages, please check the Training and Exercise Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Still didn’t find what you need?

Send us a Training or Exercise Request for Assistance form and we will be happy to help. The HSEM Training and Exercise Team is available to assist you Monday through Friday during regular business hours.