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Bombing Prevention Awareness Course

BPAC AWR-3487 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 Bombing Prevention Awareness course provides an introduction to the terrorist attack cycle, an overview of IEDs, homemade explosives, and a response to suspicious behaviors and items. This basic awareness is used to enhance bombing prevention measures.


This in a one day, in-person instructor-led training covering the following topics:

•IED construction and classification
•IED explosive effects
•HME and precursor awareness
•The terrorist attack cycle
•Response to suspicious behaviors and items

Course Offerings

No in-person offerings are currently scheduled.

Prerequisites and Requirements

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) – .7 CEUs
•Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) 7 CEUs