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 L-147: HSEEP Train-the-Trainer 6/17/2013 8:30 AM

Date:              Monday, June 17, 2013 to

                        Thursday, June 20, 2013

Time:             8:30am to 4:30pm each day

Location:      Palm Beach County EOC

                        20 South Military Trail

                        West Palm Beach, FL  33415


Course Description:

L-147 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) is a capabilities and performance-based exercise program that provides a standardized methodology and terminology for exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. Class activities include creating exercise documentation, conducting exercise planning conferences and briefings, and practicing exercise evaluation.

Individuals involved in exercise design, development, conduct, control, evaluation, and improvement planning are encouraged to attend. HSEEP is an interactive, 24-hour long course that allows participants to share personal lessons learned while gaining practical experience. Certificates are now being issued by the FEMA Emergency Management Institute. Individuals that have previously taken HSEEP more than three years ago are also recommended to attend.

Required Prerequisites:
HSEEP is an intermediate-level course and participants should come with a basic understanding of exercise design and HSEEP terminology.


Participants are required to complete Independent Study (IS)-120a, An Introduction to Exercises ( This online course should take approximately 2 hours to complete and can be found at 


They are also required to submit on the first day of class, FEMA Form 119-25-1.


It is also recommended that all participants complete as many of the ICS courses as possible:  IS-100, IS-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, IS-700, IS-800.


This is an "Elective" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.  Please visit the EMI website for more information about this series and how to request your APS Certificate of Completion:


Target Audience: 

The course is designed for participants whose duties or interests may require them to develop and/or participate in the creation of exercises for terrorist/man-made incidents, weather events, or training purposes. Course participants who would benefit from this training include:

·         Emergency Management Agencies,

·         Training and Exercise Coordinators;

·         Non-government organizations;

·         Key department heads,

·         Fire services;

·         Law enforcement;

·         Public health;

·         Private sector;

·         Military personnel;

·         Governmental administration staff;

·         Individuals that have taken L-146 HSEEP and what to become Trainers; and

·         Individuals that have previously taken HSEEP more than three years ago are also recommended to attend.



To Register go to: Feel free to contact Gustavo Vilchez should you have difficulties with FDEM’s SERT TRAC Registration procedures.


Point of Contact:

Facility Contact

Gustavo Vilchez, MBA

Special Projects Coordinator/Professional Continuity Practitioner



Course Manager - 

Thomas Robinson
State Homeland Security Training Coordinator

Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)


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