Indirect Training

Indirect Course Delivery Program

LSU NCBRT/ACE delivers select courses in Train-the-Trainer format to train instructors/trainers in academies, agencies or departments who are seeking to train participants by teaching the Indirect delivery version of these courses. After completing the Train-the-Trainer class, participants are eligible to instruct the Indirect delivery version of the course using class materials provided by LSU NCBRT/ACE, at no direct cost.

The Indirect delivery version of these courses are commonly delivered as part of the in-service or academy training to support continuing education.

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Indirect Training FAQ


What is an LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Trainer?

LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Trainers are persons who teach LSU NCBRT/ACE courses to their own agencies after they have successfully completed a Train-the-Trainer course and are approved by LSU NCBRT/ACE. Participants of the Train-the-Trainer class are taught the course material as well as teaching techniques and given in-depth resources for training the adult learner.

Upon successful completion of a Train-the-Trainer class, participants receive Continuing Education Units (CEU) and are eligible to apply for trainer status in LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Course Delivery Program.

Trainers are not paid by LSU NCBRT/ACE to teach a class; however, NCBRT provides all the training materials necessary to conduct the training.

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What are the benefits of becoming an NCBRT Indirect Trainer?

  • Materials provided at no cost
    • LSU NCBRT/ACE provides each Indirect Trainer with the course instructor guide consisting of lesson plans for the course, Power Point presentations and supplemental materials.
    • LSU NCBRT/ACE provides course materials (participant manual & supplemental materials) for each indirect participant taught.
  • Time Management
    • You can request materials to schedule classes and train on your own timeline and/or the timeline of your department.
  • Education Credits
    • Indirect participants receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Louisiana State University.

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Who should become LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Trainers?

Established Trainers/Instructors in academies

Educators in the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

Trainers/Instructors in a department/organization/jurisdiction

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What are the requirements for becoming an LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Trainer?

  • Attend and successfully complete the train-the-trainer course by scoring 80% or higher on the course post-test.
  • Be an employee/volunteer of an agency/department with a minimum of five years experience.
  • Be endorsed by the head of the applicant’s respective agency/department.
  • Be a certified instructor by the authority having jurisdiction.
  • Agree to conduct a minimum of 3 courses per year.
  • Submit a resume and proof of training/certification.
  • Submit an Indirect Trainer Application Form

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Indirect Trainer Application Form

Apply to become an LSU NCBRT/ACE Indirect Trainer by completing an Indirect Trainer Application Form. Form must be signed by your agency/department head. Attach your resume and email the form to trainer@ncbrt.lsu.edu. Upon receipt of the application, LSU NCBRT/ACE will evaluate your eligibility and send you a course specific application to complete. A trainer number will be issued to you to use to request course materials.

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How do I Schedule an Indirect Course Delivery?

Complete the Indirect Training Material Request form.

  • The Indirect Training Material Request form provides LSU NCBRT/ACE details about your proposed Indirect delivery; which course will be delivered, when it will take place, how many participants will be attending, and the training and shipping locations.

  • LSU NCBRT/ACE will issue a class number for your Indirect delivery and ship the appropriate course materials to the training location.

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Courses offered in Train-the-Trainer format as part of the Indirect Course Delivery Program

  • Biological Incidents Awareness (AWR-118)
  • Law Enforcement Prevention and Deterrence of Terrorist Acts (AWR-122)
  • Site Protection through Observational Techniques (AWR-219)
  • Introduction to Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO) Suite (PER-229)
  • Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response (PER-275)
  • Active Threat Integrated Response Course (PER-340)

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Indirect Course Delivery Flyers

Click on a course to download an editable Indirect Course Flyer:

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For questions about the Indirect Course Delivery Program, please email trainer@ncbrt.lsu.edu