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Course Description

PER-262 - Hands On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT)

The Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents course is a two-day course that provides the responder with hands-on practical exercises that gives the responder the ability to perform triage and decontamination procedures, identify residual contamination through the use of survey and monitoring equipment, and conduct scene survey and safety. As part of the 16 contact hours for this course, the performance defensive responder also performs survey and monitoring procedures, and conducts triage and decontamination of victims within a toxic facility.

Course Objectives:
  • To demonstrate the ability to employ PPE, perform mass casualty triage, employ sampling and monitoring equipment, perform decontamination, and identify improvised explosive devices (IEDs)
  • To demonstrate the ability to perform operations-level WMD competencies in a WMD toxic environment

How this course is offered:

Delivered at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL.  It is rarely delivered as a standalone course.  It is delivered in combination with the following courses:

Prerequisites & Other Information:
The Hands On Training Course is not designed for HAZMAT technicians.  It is designed for all responders who have completed other performance defensive level courses conducted by the CDP or another National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) member and require hands-on training to complete the requirements to serve at the performance defensive level. 

Registration Information:

Step 1 (Obtain FEMA SID Number)

  • You will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to apply for CDP training.
  • Visit the FEMA Student Identification website to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.

Step 2 (Create CTAS Account)

Step 3 (Search and Select Offered Training)

  • Search for training on the Resident Training section of the CDP Website.
  • Click the “Register for this Program” button for the desired training program. You will be directed to the CDP Training Registration System (TRS) electronic application site.

Step 4 (Complete Application)

  • Log in to the CDP TRS with your FEMA SID number and password.
  • If you were directed to TRS from the CDP Website the training program/course information will be pre-populated. If a different program/course is desired, click the link to return to the training calendar.
  • Select up to three preferred training dates then review and complete all required information. Note: Once you have submitted an application in TRS the system will save and pre-populate your application with the information on your previously submitted application.
  • Click the “Review and Submit Application Now” button.

Step 5 (Review, Finalize and Submit Application)

  • Review summary of application and attach any required documents.
  • Click the “Submit Application” button. You and your supervisor will receive an email confirming your application was successfully submitted. You and your supervisor will receive auto-generated emails with application status updates throughout the remainder of the application process.
  • Your application will be processed by the respective State/Territory/Tribal Training Coordinator and CDP Regional Coordinator. Monitor your email and TRS for updates and application status.

Who to Contact

  • For training application and related questions or issues contact CDP Student Services at or 866-213-9553.
  • For log in, access and technical system questions or issues contact CDP Help Desk Support at or 866-213-9699. Hours of operation are Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central.
  • If you are unable to apply for CDP training via TRS and need an alternative to apply, contact your respective CDP Regional Coordinator.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Disciplines: Government Administration
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Emergency Management
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Emergency Medical Service
Public Health
Fire Service

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