Emergency Operations Center Training

Section II: Training Curricula

Preparedness and response trainings compliant with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for people interested or involved in EOCs.

FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) Independent Study Center

FEMA ICS Resource Center

The ICS Resource Center provides: ICS Review Document, training courses, job aids, position checklists, forms, a glossary and other resources for ICS.


TRAIN is the premier learning resource for public health professionals and is a free service of the Public Health Foundation and offers many courses on various aspects of emergency response.

State Resources

Florida's Public Health and Healthcare Preparedness system Training Catalog
This catalog is a list of trainings for county health department staff and is organized for in each section by mandatory, required and recommended training. EOC course listings are located on page 25. Florida uses TRAIN Florida as their learning management system; an affiliate of TRAIN National to administer the course registrations, transcripts, and training plans by response role.

Florida Just-in-Time Training Modules for Mass Care ESF-6 (non-preparedness personnel)

Virginia Department of Health Incident Management Principles and EOC Coordination
Brief Power Point presentation reviewing principles of NIMS, ICS, and incident types.