Emergency Management  Training & Events

The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management offers several training courses and workshops for responders, County Emergency Managers and local public safety staff. Each session is focused on a specific area of preparedness, response, recovery or mitigation, and courses are held throughout the state.

View the calendar for upcoming training sessions and dates. If a class is full, contact us to be placed on a waiting list. Please note that dates are subject to change.  Other events may include preparedness fairs and appearances by Tommy the Turtle.

 

Training & Events

Sep 26

Social Media - Pierre

9/26/17 - 9/27/17

This training will provide participants with a basic understanding of social media.

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Oct 16

L952 Public Information Officer - Sioux Falls

10/16/17 - 10/20/17

This course will help students develop a strong set of core PIO skills and the ability to apply them within the context of an AHIMT.

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Oct 24

CRMCS - Pierre

10/24/17

This training would be very beneficial to all first responders, IMAT members, Emergency Managers, LEPC members and those staffing your local/county EOC positions.

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Nov 1

G361 Flood Fight - Pierre

11/1/17 - 11/2/17

This course will provide information to help local officials decide if a flood fight is possible and worth the effort and cost

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Nov 4

ICS 300 - Watertown

11/4/17 - 11/5/17

The modules covered in this course from the National Training Curriculum will provide information about the organization and staffing of an Incident Command System, organizing for planned and unplanned events, and Resource Management.

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Nov 13

ICS 300 - Rapid City

11/13/17 - 11/14/17

The modules covered in this course from the National Training Curriculum will provide information about the organization and staffing of an Incident Command System, organizing for planned and unplanned events, and Resource Management.

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Nov 15

G557 Rapid Needs Assessment - Pierre

11/15/17

This is a one day course to give communities a baseline understanding of developing the plan and procedures for rapidly and efficiently collecting disaster intelligence immediately following a disaster.

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Nov 16

G775 EOC Management and Operations - Pierre

11/16/17 - 11/17/17

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and operate an EOC during crisis situations.

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Dec 9

ICS 400 - Watertown

12/9/17 - 12/10/17

The modules covered in this course from the National Training Curriculum will capitalize on prior ICS training and provide information about ICS to enable the student to work within the Incident Command System.

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