Homeland Security and Emergency Management

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Specialized Emergency Management Training

​​​​​​​​​​​Senior Officials Training

The purpose of this course is to introduce senior officials to the important role they play in emergency management. The responsibility for preparing for, responding to, and recovering from incidents, both natural and manmade, begins at the local level – with individuals and public officials in the county, city, or town affected by the incident.

This course includes of four sequential modules.  Each module takes 2-2.5 hours to complete and can be scheduled based on the community’s need.

CLICK HERE​ to request Senior Officials Training

Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Planner Qualification

This learning path focuses on areas of Emergency Management that emphasize Radiological Emergency Preparedness. It is useful to those who live within the 50-mile radius of the two Minnesota nuclear generating plants. 

​​​​Learners must enroll through the HSEM Learning Management System (LMS).​

Critical Infrastructure Planner Qualification

This learning path is designed to introduce students to the current policies, plans, doctrine, and methods of protecting critical infrastructure. This training will provide guidance on vulnerability assessments, risk management techniques, security and resilience strategies, and threat and hazard identification.

Learners must enroll through the HSEM Learning Management System (LMS).​

​School Emergency Preparedness Planner Qualification

PLEASE NOTE: This learning path is currently under development.

When completed, this learning path will give first responders, emergency managers, and local government officials the tools and strategies for school emergency planning. This training focuses on best practices, assessment strategies, and response protocol information that is necessary when preparing a multi-hazard crisis plan for any emergency that may threaten the safety and security of schools, students, faculty, and visitors.

Learners must enroll through the HSEM Learning Management System​ (LMS).​

Tribal Emergency Management Training

FEMA offers a variety of independent study and instructor led courses for Tribal partners.  These courses include:
  • ​​E/L0580- Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments
  • E/L0581- Emergency Operations for Tribal Governments
  • E/L0582- Mitigation for Tribal Governments
  • L0583- Emergency Management Overview for Tribal Leaders
  • L0552- Continuity of Operations (COOP) for Tribal Governments
  • IS1025- Grant Administration Decisions for Tribal Governments
  • IS0350- Mitigation Planning for Tribal Communities
​For more information visit EMI's Tribal Curriculum page.​

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) also hosts an Annual Tribal Training Week.  The training is open to anyone who works in an emergency response capacity and is affiliated with one or more tribal nations or the Indian Health Service.

The 2022 Tribal Training Week will be held March 5-12 at the CDP Campus in Anniston, AL and March 17-April 7​ for 16 virtual classes .  Click here​ to see the registration information.

Contact Us:
For more information or questions, please call 651-201-7441 or hsem.training@state.mn.us.