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Bomb-Making Materials Awareness: Your Role

1 Contact Hours


The Bomb-Making Materials Awareness: Your Role course uses an immersive, graphic novel style storytelling approach to educate and empower community members on how to identify and report suspicious activity and purchasing behaviors related to bomb-making materials.

This 40-minute independent study training (IST) is a self-paced, web-based course covering:

  • The role the general public, public safety personnel, and fusion centers have in recognizing and reporting suspicious incidents related to bomb-making
  • Indicators of suspicious activities and purchasing behaviors
  • How to report a suspicious incident

Target Audience

This course is designed for all community members interested in preventing bombing incidents. Participants may come from various backgrounds, including: general public, public safety dispatchers, law enforcement, fire and emergency medical technicians, and fusion center analysts.

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:

Attention: This course works best in Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Firefox.

Attention: Once completed, you must log back into your Student Portal to access your certificate of completion. 

Continuing Education Credits

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

International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – 0.1 CEU / 1 Contact hour