FEMA Online Classes

These classes are offered online by FEMA so that you can work through them at your own pace.

For a complete list of IS classes, go here.

Recommended classes for CERT members are here, broken down by category. Times shown are what FEMA expects the class to take for the average person.

Basic Training – Required for CERT Level II

IS-100.b  Introduction to Incident Command System – 3 Hours

IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents – 3 Hours

IS-700.a  National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction – 3 Hours

IS-800.b  National Response Framework, An Introduction – 3 Hours


IS-366  Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters – 4 Hours

Special Needs

IS-368  Including People With Disabilities & Others With Access & Functional Needs in Disaster Operations – 2 Hours


IS-10.a Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness – 3.5 Hours

IS-11.a Animals in Disasters: Community Planning – 4.5 Hours

IS-111.a Livestock in Disasters – 3.5 Hours