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Bombing Prevention Awareness Course

7.3 Contact Hours


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

Target Audience

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

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 Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training) to award CEUs for this activity. 

  • International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – .7 CEUs
  • Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) 7 CEUs




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10/6 – 10/11/2024