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Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Employee Training

BMMA ET AWR-9211 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 Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Employee Training course is an online independent study training. It teaches participants how to recognize suspicious purchasing behaviors in a retail setting that might indicate Bomb-Making activity and what to do when a suspicious incident occurs.

This in a 35 Minute, Independent Study Training (IST), self-paced and web based course covering the following topics:

•Provides foundational knowledge on the Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program (BMAP)
•Types of people who build bombs
•Commercially available products
•Suspicious purchases and behaviors
•Reporting a suspicious incident


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