Improvised Explosive Device Explosive Effects Mitigation
The Improvised Explosive Device Explosive Effects Mitigation Awareness Course introduces the effects of an explosive detonation. It details the difference between blast, thermal/incendiary, and fragmentation effects, and describes the consequences on various targets. In addition, participants will learn about security measures and best practices that can help prevent or mitigate explosive effects.
This 60 minute Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT), is delivered through live instruction to cover the following topics:
•Blast, fragmentation and thermal effects
•Blast wave components resulting from an IED detonation
•Destructive consequences on both structures and personnel
•Protective measures that mitigate or decrease an explosive effect or event
Target Audience/ Disciplines
Critical Infrastructure Owners and Operators, Public Safety Officers, Emergency Managers, Security Officers, Law Enforcement Officials, and Private Sector Security Professionals
Prerequisites and Requirements
VILT registration requires a FEMA SID, to complete the one-time registration process for a FEMA SID please visit: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register
•Note: Registration will close 2 business days prior to the scheduled start date
•Two business days prior to training, you will receive an email with additional information: Course-specific info, On-Line Virtual Classroom link, and login instructions.
•Instructors will validate the registration during login
•Registration, test, and end of course evaluation will be required to obtain a certificate of training.
•To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop/desktop/mobile device with internet connection.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) is authorized by IACET (International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training) to award CEUs for this activity.
•International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – .1 CEU/1 Contact Hour
•Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) 1 CEU