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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 Interagency Security Committee (ISC) and is being hosted by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). All questions or comments about this course should be directed to the following email address: ISCAccess@dhs.gov.
Physical Security Criteria for Federal Facilities is the third course in the ISC Web-based training series. It provides an introduction to how the ISC Physical Security Criteria for Federal Facilities Standard establishes a baseline set of physical security measures to be applied to all nonmilitary Federal facilities. The course also provides an understanding of the framework for the customization of security measures to address unique risks faced at each facility.
This course is intended for Federal personnel with security-related responsibilities. Previous ISC courses are listed in the “Prerequisites” portion of this course description.
Course Access Instructions
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:
This course is designed for and access is limited to Federal personnel with responsibilities for security-related policies, programs, projects, and/or operations for their department or agency.
It is recommended that course participants complete the following courses prior to completing this course: