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.

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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.
Critical Infrastructure Qualification Curriculum List 

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).​

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