Washington State Emergency Management Division

L0146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 and Thursday, October 24, 2019  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This is an intermediate-level course that provides a comprehensive overview of exercise design along with practical skill development in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. This course uses activities that will give participants an opportunity to interact with many of the templates and other materials that are provided by the National Exercise Division to ensure exercises are conducted in a consistent manner.

Selection Criteria: The program audience includes personnel from emergency management, emergency medical services, fire, law enforcement, government administrative, hazardous materials, healthcare, public health, public safety communications, public works, or any emergency management or response personnel who may have the opportunity to serve as part of an Exercise Development Team or a subsection of the same (i.e., evaluator, After-Action Report Writing Team, etc.)

Course Goal & Objectives


The goal of the HSEEP Course is to provide intermediate-level training on incorporating exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes into students' exercise programs.


  • Improve teamwork and coordination.
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities.
  • Increase awareness of the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program Doctrine.

Mission Areas
  • Common



  • IS-120.a Certificate (Introduction to Exercises)
  • A completed and APPROVED by your manager FEMA Application Form 119-25. State signs off when course is completed.



  • IS-130: How to be an Exercise Evaluator
  • IS-139: Exercise Design and Development



Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.


Certified by FEMA Emergency Management Institute Prerequisite course for EMI's Master Exercise Practitioner Program.

Target Audience


Persons involved in exercise programs and/or exercise design, development, conduct, control, evaluation, and improvement planning.


Camp Murray, Building 20B
20 Aviation Drive
Building 20B
Camp Murray, WA 98430
Click here for directions

Course Manager

Course Manager:

Damaris Li

WA State Training Coordinator

Phone: (253) 512-7049