As per instruction laid down in the Compendium of Instruction for Home Guards & Civil Defence, the Home Guards & Civil Defence volunteers are to be imparted with the following types of training:
d) Leadership and
e) Civil Defence.
The subject to be given are on - PT, Drill without arms, Drill with arms, weapon training, fire discipline, lathi drill, crowd control, traffic control, guard duties, patrolling, rescue, first aids and ARP measures.
The organization has a training institute known as Central Training Institute at Toluvi in Dimapur. The CTI is responsible for imparting training to volunteers in the HG & CD works. Altogether 2100 male and female volunteers have been trained in this institution. The CTI also conducts in service training for regular Home Guards personnel