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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.
This course has been developed by the DHS Dams Sector and is being hosted by EMI. All questions or comments about this course should be directed to the following email address: email@example.com.
Dams Sector: Security Awareness is the second course in the Dams Sector Web-based training series. The purpose of this series of courses is to provide owners and operators with information pertaining to security awareness, protective measures, and crisis management.
This course explains how security awareness is an important component of an overall risk management program. In addition, it provides owners and operators with information that assists in identifying security concerns, coordinating proper response, and establishing effective partnerships with local law enforcement and first responders.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This course is designated as FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO) because it contains sensitive but unclassified information. The HSIN-CI Dams Portal serves as the primary mechanism with which dam and levee stakeholders exchange information, both at the For Official Use Only and non-sensitive levels, during steady-state operations. The portal, managed by the Dams Sector-Specific Agency within the Office of Infrastructure Protection / U.S. Department of Homeland Security, promotes effective information collection and dissemination among sector partners in Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as the private sector. The portal provides trusted and vetted public and private representatives, including owners and operators, access to a number of resources, including training courses. HSIN-CS Dams Portal Fact Sheet
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:
All Dams Sector facility owners and operators, with emphasis on owners and operators seeking the fundamentals of the security awareness elements of a risk management program. Note: This course is designated For Official Use Only.
It is recommended that course participants complete the IS-870 Dams Sector: Crisis Management course prior to completing this course. The IS-870 course is available through EMI at the following link: http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is870.asp