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Notice: There will be scheduled maintenance performed on FEMA's SID site from 3:00am-7:00am EDT, Monday September 26th, 2016.
Access to exams may be affected. If you experience issues with independent study exams or SID registration outside of this time frame, please let us know using the
Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
PLEASE NOTE: These courses are NOT approved for continuing education (CE) credit by any State Department of Insurance.
Upon successfully passing the exam, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement noting CE earned through the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET). Each hour of instruction completed earns 0.1 CE Unit through IACET (.1 CE Unit = one CE). If you are taking a FEMA EMI Independent Study course in order to earn CE, be sure to confirm in advance that your professional board or other preferred entity will accept IACET CE. You can also check IACET's website for a list of entities that accept IACET CE at http://iacet.org/who-accepts-the-iacet-ceu-g-see-a-list. FEMA accepts IACETs.
This interactive course provides a practical look at how changes to FEMA flood maps affect property owners, insurance agents, lending institutions and others. FEMA Mapping Changes explores the impact of map changes through a series of self-guided interactive exercises designed to assist learners with how to navigate through mapping changes as they occur.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Insurance Agents, Property Owners, Floodplain Managers, Planners and other local officials who are assisting property owners with flood map changes or determinations.
IS-1101 Basic Agent Tutorial