Course Catalog

Explore NMT/EMRTC First Responder Training's curated selection of courses below, designed to enhance your skills and expertise in emergency situations.

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Drone Assessment and Response Tactics

The Drone Assessment and Response Tactics (DART) course provides emergency personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to detect, identify, track, assess, respond, and report Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) activity. Participants are presented with information on the current UAS criminal and terrorist threat, analog and electronic UAS detection techniques, and response tactics to address this threat.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

3 days (24 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies.
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Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response

The Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response course is designed to provide emergency first responders with the skills to recognize and respond to incidents involving Homemade Explosives (HME). Emergency first responders are presented with information necessary to recognize HME precursors, HME manufacturing indicators, and HME exposure indicators, and determine pre-detonation and post-detonation response strategies.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Initial Law Enforcement Response to Suicide Bombing Attacks

The Initial Law Enforcement Response to Suicide Bombing Attacks course is designed to provide law enforcement officers with the skills and knowledge to effectively interdict and respond to an imminent person-borne or vehicle-borne suicide bombing attack. The course provides participants with information on the tactics, techniques and procedures used by suicide bombers, safety considerations and response considerations relative to improvised explosive devices, and interdiction strategies for law enforcement officers.

Target audience: Law Enforcement Officers.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

3 days (24 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies.
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Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Medical Preparedness and Response to Bombing Incidents

The Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents course introduces first responders who may be involved in the medical response to an explosive incident to real-world event case studies and research-based information designed to enhance the medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. This course includes a management and planning-level section focused on pre-incident indicators of bombing incidents, bombing incident scene safety and security, and resource management for bombing incidents.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

2 days (16 hours)
Two-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents

The Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents course is designed to provide emergency first responders with the skills to prevent and respond to suicide bombing incidents through lectures, exercises, and live-explosive field demonstrations. Emergency first responders are presented with information on how to prevent, deter, and mitigate the effects of a suicide bomber along with active suicide bomber and post-blast response strategies.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

5 days (34 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies.
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Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Train-the-Trainer (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

5 days (34 hours)
To become a Train-the-Trainer Certified Indirect Instructor for NMT/EMRTC Training, participants must register for the course, provide instructor/trainer documentation, complete the course with a minimum score of 90% on the post-test, and fulfill the online Instructor Standards, NMT/EMRTC Training Instructor Standards, Education, and Excellence (ISEE).
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Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Response to Bombing Incidents

The Response to Bombing Incidents, Residential (RBI) course trains emergency personnel of all disciplines to respond to the growing number of bombing incidents across the United States. This course guides participants through bombing response challenges, bombing threat response considerations, including evaluating threats when making evacuation vs. shelter-in-place decisions, and response priorities following the immediate aftermath of a bombing.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

3 days (24 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies.
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Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Train-the-Trainer (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

3 days (24 hours)
To become a Train-the-Trainer Certified Indirect Instructor for NMT/EMRTC Training, participants must register for the course, provide instructor/trainer documentation, complete the course with a minimum score of 90% on the post-test, and fulfill the online Instructor Standards, NMT/EMRTC Training Instructor Standards, Education, and Excellence (ISEE).
Click here for an update to the Train-the-Trainer program.

Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Surviving Bombings Incidents for Educators

The Surviving Bombing Incidents for Educators (SBIE), mobile course provides educators (teachers and personnel working in school environments) with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform critical lifesaving actions in the immediate aftermath of a bombing incident. Educators are presented with lectures, discussions, and demonstrations on the hazards and injuries associated with bombings; these activities culminate in a series of performance-based exercises designed to allow course participants to practice lifesaving tactics, techniques, and procedures in bombing scenarios.

Target audience: School staff and administration.

Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (4 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Tactical Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents

The Tactical Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (TRSBI) course provides law enforcement tactical officers with the knowledge and skills to prevent and respond to suicide bombing incidents. Through lectures, discussions, case studies, and live-explosive field demonstrations, law enforcement tactical teams and law enforcement who routinely interact with tactical teams are presented with information on preventing, deterring, and mitigating the effects of a suicide bomber. In addition, participants learn to implement response strategies for active suicide bombers and post-blast incidents.

Target audience: Law enforcement officers.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

4 days (32 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies. Designed for law enforcement tactical teams and requires  team attendance.
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Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (8 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Understanding and Planning for School Bombing Incidents

The Understanding and Planning for School Bombing Incidents course is designed to provide emergency first responders and school staff with the skills to plan and respond to school bomb threats and bombing incidents through lectures and exercises. Participants are presented with information necessary to recognize a threat and determine pre- and post-detonation threat response strategies, and develop actionable items specific to each individual's school needs.

Target audience: School staff and administration.
Target audience: All first responder/emergency personnel.

Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (4 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Conference (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (1.5 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Development

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Development (UASPD), mobile course provides emergency first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and sustain a drone operations program. This information includes determining whether an agency should conduct operations under the small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Rule, 14 CFR Part 107 (Part 107), as a Public Aircraft Operation (PAO), or as a combination of both Part 107 and PAO operations. Additionally, the course presents information on sUAS equipment requirements, the development of standard operating procedures, and program requirements/waiver processes for sUAS operations under Part 107 and as a PAO.

Target audience: All first responders/emergency personnel.

Mobile (Held at the host agency’s location of choice)

1 day (4 hours)
Single-day course delivered by NMT/EMRTC Training instructors across all states and territories at the request of an agency/organization and funded by DHS/FEMA grants.
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Military Ordnance Recognition for Public Safety Bomb Technicians

The Military Ordnance Recognition for Public Safety Bomb Technicians (MOR-PSBT) course consists of performance-level classroom training and field labs designed to provide PSBT operators with the knowledge and skills required to identify the characteristics and hazards associated with military ordnance threats and how to apply safety measures to mitigate these threats to the community. Course is designed to challenge PSBT operators during facilitated classroom lectures, mentored practical hands-on ordnance identification lanes, and practical exercises based on historic military ordnance incidents. Course also addresses the criticality of standardized incident reporting within the ATF Bomb and Arson Tracking System (BATS) as part of their mission response cycle. As an added benefit to the PSBT organizations, MOR-PSBT graduates will have the requisite knowledge to provide basic military ordnance hazard awareness training throughout their Public Safety organization staff.

Target audience: Active and certified public safety bomb technicians.

Residential (Held exclusively at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities)

3 days (24 hours)
Extended format training at NMT/EMRTC Training facilities, travel and lodging funded by DHS/FEMA grants for state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies.
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