PER320 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center at (844) 789-5673 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events provides students with an overview of personal protective equipment (PPE), and includes an experiential learning activity (ELA) practicing donning and doffing PPE Level C. Additionally, there is a review of the different types of decontamination and an ELA practicing technical decontamination.


AWR-160-W – WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

Course Completion Requirements

To successfully complete the course participants must attend at least 80% of the course and achieve a score of 70% or higher on the Post-Test.

Attendance Requirements

Participants must attend 80% or greater of scheduled class hours


  • Identify general characteristics of viruses in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. (BIO-0007)
  • Don and doff personal protective equipment level C ensemble in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (HO-0003)
  • Perform technical decontamination, with decontamination equipment, in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (DEC-0002)

Suggested Audience

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Hospital Personnel.

Other Information


As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement this course is provided at no cost to your jurisdiction.

Course Delivery Dates

Course delivery dates are at the discretion of the requesting agents or jurisdiction and must be consecutive.

An interested jurisdiction/agency contacts their respective State Administrative Agency Training Point of Contact (SAA TPOC) to request a National Training and Education Division (NTED) instructor-led course. It is then at the SAA TPOC’s discretion to approve or not approve the training request. If the SAA TPOC agrees to the training request, he/she contacts the training partner directly with information about the specific course to schedule, the number of participants interested in attending the course, and a listing of preferred dates.

Government Programs

Contact Information

Brian Kimbrough

Project Specialist
Phone: (844) 789-5673

Payment Info

There is no cost to attend this class

The Water Laboratory class was a great one! Best instructor I’ve ever had. Thanks, Bessie!

— G. Riede, Client, Webster, TX
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