NCBRT Training


The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training at Louisiana State University offers DHS-certified courses covered under DHS’s Homeland Security National Training Program. As a DHS primary training provider, NCBRT can offer this vital training at no direct cost to your agency.



Training Lanes

NCBRT serves as a leader in law enforcement training, biological incident, food and agriculture security, and, training America’s first responders in the latest anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques.


Law Enforcement

NCBRT offers numerous courses for the law enforcement community covering subject areas such as prevention and deterrence, WMD incidents, tactical planning and operations, active shooters, and forensic investigation. Participants learn through traditional classroom lecture, facilitated discussion, and hands-on practice scenarios.


Biological Incident

Courses in NCBRT’s biological lane of training are beneficial for those who may be responsible for responding to a WMD incident, including police, fire, emergency medical services, and public health. Courses provide knowledge of and experience with biological agents, methods of protection, decontamination, threat identification, and sampling.


Food and Agriculture Security

As a leader in food safety and agricultural protection training, NCBRT is preparing America’s first responders, agriculture specialists, and industry leaders to recognize and respond to all potential threats to the food supply. Course participants learn how to identify threats to the cultivation, production, processing, transportation, or distribution of the nation’s food supply, develop an appropriate and timely response plan, and identify resources that can assist their community.



We're Mobile

NCBRT offers classroom and online training. All classroom training is mobile, meaning that courses are delivered at your agency’s training facility.



Web-Based Courses

Online courses offer the same high-quality, challenging courses as those taught in the classroom, with the added convenience and flexibility of training at locations and times that are convenient for you. To register for online courses, visit https://elearnreg.ncbrt.lsu.edu/. Already registered for a web-based course? Sign in now.



Training Formats

NCBRT offers the following training formats:

Direct Delivery: With Direct Delivery, instructors teach participants directly.

Train-the-Trainer: With Train-the-Trainer, instructors deliver the course materials to a class of trainers who return to their organizations to train others through Indirect Delivery.

Web-based: Online courses are accessed directly by the participant at his/her convenience.




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