Training Division

The Governor's Office of Emergency Services' Training Division provides support to the First Responder community of California by providing training referrals, the coordinated delivery of training and training materials, partnerships with federal, state and local training providers.  The Training Division will ensure the most comprehensive access to training courses which enhance the capability to accomplish the critical mission areas of Prevent, Protect, Respond, Mitigate and Recover in support of the California statewide training strategy.
For additional information regarding the Training Division please browse this website or contact the branch Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at 916-845-8752.

March 2015 Training Bulletin A consolidation of State/Local/Federal training available to first responders. (PDF - Download).
Operational Areas (OA’s) and Urban Area Security Initiative Cities (UASI) utilizing Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funds in support of Training are required to submit a Training Request Form.  The form is automatically emailed to the Training Division for processing and assignment of a Federal Tracking Number which is used for grant reimbursement.  HSGP funds are eligible for use in supporting training in over 1000 WMD/CBRNE/Terrorism/All Hazard courses.

* To attend all WMD/CBRNE/Terrorism/All Hazards courses using Homeland Security grant funds, please fill out this TRAINING REQUEST FORM and submit it electronically.

SEMS/NIMS/ICS Combined-Course-Training-Curriculum


FEMA National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) Online Course Catalog (OCC)

Other Information:

·         Course Development
·         On-line Training Links
·         Training Applications - Please fax ALL applications to 916-845-8381. 
·         2009 Homeland Security Grant Program   
·         Safety Assessment Program