Required Training for Public Employees
Training for the Disaster Service Worker (DSW) Program may be found on the LA City Personnel Training Portal: :
If you are unable to easily access DSW Training once you've logged in, contact the Training Coordinator for your department
Below you will find the recommended refresher trainings for the Disaster Service Worker Program and links to select optional training resources.
Your Role as a Disaster Service Worker
Creating a Family Emergency Plan
Creating an Emergency Supply Kit
Preparing Your Important Documents
The courses listed below make up a partial list of optional training opportunities relevant to LA City employees, whether or not they are called upon to serve as disaster service workers.
The FEMA Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Program (ISP) offers a wide variety of courses that may be relevant to your specific department or job description.
Full ISP Course Listing
Cursos de ISP en Español
Suggested courses for all City employees:
IS-10.A: Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness
IS-100.C: Intro to Incident Command System, ICS-100
IS-288.A: Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management
IS-317.A: Intro to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
IS-800.D: Intro to National Response Framework
IS-906: Workplace Security Awareness
IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do