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|Course Title:||Natural Disaster Awareness for Security Professionals (AWR-322)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
Security professionals play an integral role in a community’s resilience. Oftentimes the security professional is the first person of authority on scene responding to an event. Security professionals are present at critical infrastructure locations (water, electricity, transit hubs), retail shopping malls, hotels, hospitals and other human service providers, and other public gathering areas such as sporting events, conferences, concerts.
The purpose of this course is to enhance the disaster awareness of security professionals and facilitate their contributions to successful emergency management outcomes
This course familiarizes participants with a range of natural hazards, the disaster-specific risks they pose, different factors that contribute to or reduce vulnerability, basic security duties that are typically required in the response to or recovery from major emergencies and disasters.
Course Modules include:
|IACET Credits||0.6 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E) Credits||6.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours|
|Delivery Method:||Instructor Led. If you are interested in having this course delivered in your area, please contact your State Administrative Agency (SAA) through the FEMA Emergency Management System. Step-by-step instructions are available at: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov|
|Max Enrollment:||30 - 40 participants|
|Costs:||The cost of developing and delivering training is covered by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). There is no cost to the individual for taking the course. we do not cover the cost of travel or lodging to attend training.|