Training Courses

Emergency Planning Process

     PDS Requirement
     IPEM Requirement

This newly-revised two day course (October 2014) is designed to promote the development of an integrated Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Established planning concepts are reviewed and discussed. The components of an effective Emergency Operations Plan are presented and discussed. This course will review the planning process, hazard specific planning and hazard analysis. This course addresses all Emergency Operations Plan requirements outlined in the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Administrative Rules. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Manager:

Course Timeline: Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.

Prerequisite: FEMA Independent Study IS 235- Emergency Planning must be completed before attending this course and a copy of the certificate forwarded to IEMA before you will be allowed to take the classroom portion of Emergency Planning. Please forward a copy of your certificate for FEMA Independent Study IS 235 to IEMA, 2200 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Attention: Training. Once we receive the certificate, we will add it to your official student transcript.

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, volunteer organizations and private sector businesses involved in developing or updating an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Jun 11-12, 2024WebEx**
Jun 17-18, 2024Suburban North Building (Region Four Office)**

** No lodging available

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Nancy Buck. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.



Contact Information

IEMA Main Office 217-782-2700
TTY 866-277-5669

2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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