Course Catalog

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Course Title: Hurricane Awareness (AWR-343)
Status: FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.
Description:

This course provides participants with a basic understanding of the hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness. Topics that will be covered include: conditions of tropical cyclone formation, prediction of track/intensity, official watch/warning definitions, and recommendations to prepare for associated hazards (e.g., high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge).

Target Audience:

Responders, emergency managers, community members

Contact Hours: 4.0
ACCO Credits --
AIA Credits --
APA Credits 3.5 Certification Maintenance
ASFPM Credits 3.5 Continuing Education Credits
ASIS Credits --
IACET Credits 0.3 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credits --
IAEM (E/G) Credits 4.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours
Type: Awareness
Prerequisites:

n/a

Requirements:

n/a

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: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov
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.