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L0547 Continuity Exercise Design

June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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This course is designed to provide participants with the tools and hands-on experience necessary to develop continuity exercises for their organization. This course begins by explaining the unique aspects of continuity exercise design. The course also provides instruction on how to develop a continuity exercise and allows participants to use what they learn to create continuity exercises in class.

Course objectives:

  • Explain the viable elements and phases of continuity.
  • Apply the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) methodology to develop continuity exercises.
  • Explain the key aspects of designing a continuity exercise.
  • Design continuity exercises.
  • Create continuity exercise documents.


Recommended: IS0546.a, Continuity of Operations Awareness; IS0547.a, Introduction to Continuity of Operations; E0550, Continuity of Operations Planning, or IS0524, Continuity of Operations Planner’s Workshop; E0548, Continuity of Operations Planning Program Manager Train-the-Trainer Course; or IS0548, Continuity of Operations Program Manager

Target audience:

Those responsible for Continuity of Operations Programs, planning, and planning continuity exercises. This also includes information technology (IT) managers, training and exercise managers and planners, security managers, and emergency managers.

Student selection:

Student selections will be conducted not later than 4 weeks prior to course start date.

Students selected to attend are required to submit a FEMA 119-25-1 application to complete their registration. Click here to open 119-25-1(1).pdf. Please ensure your FEMA application includes your FEMA Student ID in block 3, your handwritten or digital (not typed-in) signature in block 21, and your supervisor or agency authority signature (handwritten or digital) in block 22. An Incomplete application form may delay your inclusion in student selection. Email this completed form to

Course manager:

Justin Fordice
State Training Officer
WA Emergency Management Division
Phone: 253-512-7056


June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am
June 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Camp Murray
Building 20B "Flood", Aviation Drive
Camp Murray, Washington
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