Online Courses

FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for the general public and for those that have emergency management responsibilities.  All courses are offered free-of-charge.  A full listing of available courses can be accessed at:


Incident Command Courses

Suggested Citizen Training Modules

  • IS-7A - A Citizen's Guide to Disaster Assistance
  • IS-10 - Animals in Disaster: Awareness and Preparedness
  • IS-22 - Are You Ready?  An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
  • IS-55 - Household Hazardous Materials - A Guide for Citizens
  • IS-366 - Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters
  • IS-393 - An Introduction to Mitigation
  • IS-394 - Mitigation for Homeowners
  • IS-394A - Protecting Your Home or Small Business from Disaster


Training for Parents and Teachers


CERT Basic Training Course Materials