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.
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.
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.
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.
NCBRT offers classroom and online training. All classroom training is mobile, meaning that courses are delivered at
your agency’s training facility.
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.
NCBRT offers the following training formats:
Direct Delivery: With Direct Delivery, instructors teach
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.
For more information about our training, please visit the FAQ page.