A. Either Apply for Funding if you are a State/Local/Tribal/Territorial First Responder
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP), awards funding to eligible members of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) to develop and deliver training solutions to address national preparedness gaps, map training to core capabilities, and ensure training is available and accessible to a nationwide audience.
The NDPC addresses three of the five basic missions of DHS as specified in the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review through training of state, local, tribal, and territorial first responders.
- Prevent terrorism and enhance security
- Safeguard and secure cyberspace
- Ensure resilience to disasters
MxV Rail / Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) is one of seven members of the NDPC. Through the HSNTP, MxV Rail/SERTC is an award recipient for developing and delivering training to qualifying state, local, tribal, and territorial first responders at no cost to them or their sponsoring agencies. (Federal employees are not eligible to use these funds however may enroll under Open Enrollment).
Qualifying first responders interested in registering for training must first complete one application per DHS/FEMA-funded course of interest and obtain approval from both their Supervisor and State Authorizing Agency (SAA). Click on the Apply Now button for steps through the application process.
Cancel | Reschedule | Substitution Policy
Cancellations and rescheduling are only accepted in writing via email to email@example.com. Subject to class availability, rescheduling may be requested up to 10 days prior to the start of each course. Substitutions are not allowed for DHS/FEMA-funded participants.