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Protective Measures Course

7 Contact Hours


The Protective Measures course provides learners the foundational knowledge to identify risks and vulnerabilities to a facility, venue, or event and to identify various types of protective measures to mitigate an IED threat. Learners have the opportunity to apply concepts introduced throughout the course with hands-on activities.


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

•Explosive effects
•Identifying risk
•Protective measures
•Appropriate protective measures
•Special event and public gathering security

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

Before you attend, the following courses are recommended prerequisites:

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


4/21 – 4/26/2024
7/28 – 8/2/2024
8/11 – 8/16/2024
8/18 – 8/23/2024