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Course Title: Hazardous Weather Preparedness for Campuses (AWR-332)
Status: FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.

This is an eight-hour management-level course to provide emergency managers, first responders, and campus officials with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge of the best practices of hazardous weather preparedness activities for academic/government/corporate campus communities.

It is the aim of this course to equip emergency managers and campus officials with the knowledge necessary to prepare their communities for a wide variety of hazardous weather events. This course will address all-haards weather preparedness across multiple core capabilities, including "planning", "public information and warning", "community resilience", "long term vulnerability reduction," "risk and disaster resilience assessment," and "threats and hazard identification." These core capabilities will be discussed in detail, giving participants the tools necessary to create their own hazardous weather management plans and increase their home agency's hazardous weather resilience.


  • Science of Short Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Preparedness for Short Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Science of Long Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Preparedness for Long Lead-Time Weather Events
  • Warning Dissemination and StormReady
Target Audience:
  • Emergency Managers
  • Campus Incident Management Teams
  • Campus Officials/Administrators
  • Safety and Security Officials
  • Student Leaders
  • Emergency Response Groups
  • Campus Facilities Administrators
  • Planners/Developers
Learning Objectives:


  • Build relationships with the National Weather Service by providing participants with an understanding of the StormReady program
  • Build management skills in planning for various hazardous weather systems
Contact Hours: 8
ASFPM Credits 6.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credits 0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E/G) Credits 8.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours
Type: Awareness

It is recommended that the participants have a general understanding of the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System (IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800)

Provider: UH-NDPTC
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:
Max Enrollment: 30 - 40 participants
Test Requirements:
  • Pre-test to be completed PRIOR to the course. Assists to assess familiarity with the course subject material.
  • Post test to be completed at completion of course. To receive a FEMA issued Certificate of Completion, a post test score of at least 70% must be obtained.
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.