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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 introduces the student to the basic concepts and terminology of the offsite emergency preparedness program for commercial nuclear power plants. It provides an introduction to the program's exercise evaluation regulations, philosophy, and methodology.
The pre-exercise, exercise, and post-exercise role and responsibilities
of the evaluator are covered in depth. The majority of the course is
devoted to the six evaluation areas:
This web-based independent study course is primarily for Federal agency and contract staff who will serve as offsite evaluators for REP exercises Limited numbers of State, local, and volunteer agency staff who are participants in REP exercises may also be interested in taking the course. This independent study course is a prerequisite for the 3-day invitation only classroom-based REP Exercise Evaluation course.