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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Training Opportunities

DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) is please to present classes/trainings from various organizations in a convenient layout.  Please note that some of these classes are hosted by organizations other than OHSEM and those partners are responsible for their own registration processes and class seats.  Please register for classes by clicking the link below the Course Title header. If you have questions, do not hesitate to reach out to the proper contact. Each hosting agency has a point of contact for all questions, concerns, and comments, often located on the registration page. 

Course status will be updated regularly for OHSEM classes.  Course status for classes hosted by another agency will be reflected on the agency's corresponding registration page.


Course Date & Time

Course Title

Course Description

Hosting Agency


Course Status

Tue and Wed, Sept. 25-26

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Exercise Design: FunctionalProvides an understanding of the exercise and design process as it relates to a functional exercise IEMA 1642 N Besly Ct. Chicago, IL 60642 Scheduled

Wed-Thurs, September 26-27

8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Disaster Management for Electric Power SystemsProvides information specific to preparing for, protecting against, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against a  disaster, an act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster affecting electric power facilities and systems. TEEX15900 South Cicero Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Fri, Sept. 28


8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Effective CommunicationsThis one day course is designed to enhance your ability to communicate more effectively during all aspects of an incident.  IEMA 418 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL  60187

Tue.-Thurs, October 2-4

8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

G393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThe course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards.  IEMA

302 N Chicago St. Joliet, IL 60432


Wed, October 3

8 a.m.- 5 p.m. 
Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience AwarenessCourse introduces participants to the efforts required to safeguard the Nation's critical infrastructure TEEX 418 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL  60187

Thurs, October 4

 8 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Digital Threat Assessment Training (Basic)Course will be a comprehensive proactive one-day training on the use of publicly available information with respect to school & community safety. SST 418 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187Scheduled 

Thurs, October 11

8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Physical and Cybersecurity for Critical InfrastructureCourse encourages collaboration of enhanced capabilities necessary for the protection of our Nation's critical infrastructureTEEX 15900 South Cicero Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Wed-Fri, October 17-19

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

G205 Recovery from DisasterThis course covers foundational concepts in disaster recovery and the latest guidance on recovery planning. IEMA16911 W Laraway Rd.
Joliet, IL 60433

Fri, October 19

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

G0289 Public Information Officer Awareness This course is for  individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors. OHSEM  418 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187Scheduled 

Wed-Thurs, November 7-8

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk AssessmentParticipants will identify threats and hazards of jurisdictional concern and determine how to apply the THIRA results TEEX418 N. County Farm Rd.  Wheaton, IL  60187 Scheduled

Tue-Wed, December 4-5

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Critical Asset Risk ManagementParticipants will learn how threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences determine risk, and are given an opportunity to practice the fundamentals of conducting vulnerability assessments by conducting on-site assessments of select local facilities. TEEX

418 N. County Farm Rd.  Wheaton, IL  60187 


Mon-Tue, December 17-18

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

G090: Basic Public Information Officer This two day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident.  It will assist PIO's with identifying critical audiences, both internal and external. FEMA418 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187 Scheduled 

Wed, December 19

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

G0291: Joint Information System/Joint Information Center Planning  This course will outline the communications needed for different incidents and define the roles of the PIO within ICS. FEMA418 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187 Scheduled 

Tue, January 8

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Advanced Critical Infrastructure ProtectionParticipants will enhance their skills to formulate considerations for the resiliency of jurisdictional assets leveraging cross-sector partnerships. TEEX

 418 N. County Farm Rd.

Wheaton, IL 60187



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Registration will open 30 days prior to course date. 

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