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IED Awareness and Security Procedures

IED ASP AWR-341 W 1 Contact Hours
Target Audience/Disciplines

Critical Infrastructure Owners and Operators, Public Safety Officers, Emergency Managers, Security Officers, Law Enforcement Officials, and Private Sector Security Professionals.


The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Awareness and Security Procedures course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about IEDs and proper safety precautions and procedures for reacting and responding to unattended and suspicious items.

This 60 Minute Independent Study Training (IST) is a self-paced, web based course covering the following topics:

•IED intimidation
•IED threat awareness
•Public response to IED threats
•USSS agency procedures to IED threats
•DHS agency procedures to IED threats



Course Offerings

No in-person offerings are currently scheduled.

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Prerequisites and Requirements

Before you attend, participant requirements are as follows:

•You will need a computer with an internet connection to complete this course
•Course registration requires a FEMA SID, to complete the one-time registration process for a FEMA SID please visit:


Continuing Education Credits

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) is authorized by IACET (International Association of Continuing Education and Training) to award CEUs for this activity. 

•International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – .1 Contact Hour
•Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) 1 CEU