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Master Continuity Practitioner

Level II - Master Continuity Practitioner Requirements

Applicant must complete the following courses and activities in any order from Level I or Level II unless specified as prerequisite to another course on the list.

  • Applicants must attain a Continuity Excellence Series – Level I, Professional Continuity Practitioner
  • IS 240.b or equivalent E/L/G course: Leadership and Influence
  • E/L/G 551 or IS 551: Devolution Planning Workshop
Complete one of the following:
  • E/L 156 or IS 156: Building Design for Homeland Security T-t-T Course for Continuity of Operations
  • E/L 153: Building Design for Homeland Security for Continuity of Operations
Complete one of the following:
  • E/L 262: Instructional Delivery for Subject Matter Experts
  • G 265: Instructional Delivery Skills (formerly G 261: Instructional Presentation Skills)
  • E 605: Instructional Delivery
  • E/L 141: Instructional Presentation & Evaluation Skills Course
Instruct/Facilitate one of the following:
  • *E/L/G 548: Continuity of Operations Manager’s T-t-T Course
  • *E/L 550: Continuity of Operations Planner’s T-t-T Workshop
  • *E/L/G 551: Devolution Planning Workshop
  • *E/L 554: Determined Accord Pandemic Preparedness Workshop
  • *E/L 553: Resilient Accord Workshop
  • *E/L 556: Guardian Accord Workshop
  • *E/L 549: Reconstitution Planning Workshop
  • *E/L 557: MEF Workshop
  • *E/L 141: Instructional Presentation & Evaluation Skills Course
  • *Written Comprehensive Exam (150 questions) – Applicants are eligible to take the comprehensive exam once they have completed all Level I and Level II requirements. A score of 70% is required for passing.

* Please send email to FEMA-Continuity-Practitioner@fema.dhs.gov for additional information.

Previous EMI versions of courses listed are acceptable in lieu of current course version.

All Independent Study (IS) courses can found at http://training.fema.gov/is and by clicking on ISP COURSE LIST.

Request Continuity Practitioner Certificates

  • Emergency Management Institute will issue all certificates
  • Level I and Level II requests must be accompanied by copies of all required course certificates or an official EMI transcript
  • Send certificate requests and copies of certificates or official EMI transcript to mailbox FEMA-CONTINUITY-PRACTITIONER@FEMA.DHS.GOV or mail to
    DHS/FEMA/NCP/COOP, Attn: Training Manager, Room 515, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472-3154
  • Please include your name, organization, work address or home address, email address and phone number
  • Expect to wait up to 6 weeks to receive your certificate

Request to take Written Comprehensive Exam (150 questions)

  • You must have completed all requirements for Level I
  • You must have completed all requirements for Level II
  • Facilitating/Instructing Requirement – Provide an email or letter from Lead Instructor with Course Title, Dates, and Course Location
  • Send copy of your Level I certificate, copy of Level II course certificates or official EMI transcript, and Facilitating/Instructing email or letter to mailbox FEMA-CONTINUITY-PRACTITIONER@FEMA.DHS.GOV or mail to
    DHS/FEMA/NCP/COOP, Attn: Training Manager, Room 515, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472-3154
  • Once all requirements are verified, a date to complete the Written Comprehensive Exam will be provided

 

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