Training & Exercise
The Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security provides training to help the “whole community” address the five mission areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery
from disasters. Providing training to the “whole community” builds relationships across geographical boundaries, disciplines, and areas of responsibility. BHS welcomes stakeholders
from state and local jurisdictions, tribal nations, volunteer and faith-based organizations, and private industry to training events that support all-hazard emergency management and
The BHS Training and Exercise Section promotes full integration of the Preparedness Cycle to ensure the highest impact and applicability for all training events. It is important
to identify the appropriate level of training for the target audience how it fits in with the overall Preparedness Cycle. BHS offers awareness, management, performance and executive
level courses. The BHS Training and Exercise Section can assist in determining courses and learning programs that will further preparedness for individuals or agencies. To request
training delivery in your jurisdiction, please use the BHS Training Request Form on this webpage.
Many of the training events sponsored by BHS are free although some classes do have a registration fee to cover the expenses for conducting the class. Please refer to the course
flyers for specific registration details for each class.
BHS leverages training offered from a wide variety of federal partners. These entities bring standardized, national best practices that can broaden and enhance our efforts in
Idaho. BHS also relies on subject matter expertise from here in our own state. If you are interested in becoming an adjunct instructor with BHS and sharing your ideas, talents,
knowledge and experience, please complete the BHS Instructor Application posted on this website.