Training & Exercise Programs



Thank you for visiting the Washington State Emergency Management Division’s Training and Exercise pages.  Here you can find information on:

Current and upcoming State-delivered training schedule

Training for first responders provided by Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) including: hazardous materials, radiological and nuclear incidents, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Information and training on the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Technical assistance for Exercise Design and information on Integrated Emergency Management Courses (IEMC)

Washington State Training and Exercise Plan 2014-2016

The Washington State Training and Exercise Plan (TEP) 2014-2016 provides a roadmap for Washington to follow in accomplishing the priorities described in the Washington Statewide All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness Strategic Plan; as part of the State Preparedness System; and in alignment with Presidential Preparedness Directive 8 (PPD-8).


Included in the TEP 2014-2016 are the Training and Exercise forecasts, which provide a graphic illustration of the proposed activities, forecasted for the calendar years 2014-2016. It is representative of the natural progression of training and exercises that take place in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Progressive Exercise Cycle approach.

WA State Training and Exercise Plan 2014-2016 View/Download Plan
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