|Our ability to respond and recover from natural disasters, major accidents or acts of terrorism is directly proportional to our level of training. Training programs offered by Region 5/6 are based upon current standards and DHS grant performance requirements. Certain classes have minimum time requirements along with written and performance testing to meet certification standards. TRAINING PROGRAMS BROCHURE
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NIMS Training The higher level of authority or function a 1st responder holds determines the level of NIMS training. Many of the required courses can be taken online. The suggested training matrix as well as links to the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study courses are located on our NIMS page.If you are unsure what courses you have taken in the past, fill out the Transcript Request Form and mail or fax to EMI. Transcripts will be mailed to you within 10 days.
PET Training Regions
Nebraska has created several statewide Planning, Exercise & Training (PET) Regions. These new PET Regions are being tasked with a range of projects from grant administration to interoperability and building multi-county mutual aid relationships. Region 5/6 has proven the effectiveness of regional emergency management over the past 40 years.