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Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Search Procedures Course (PER-339)

Event Type: In Person
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January 24, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency -Office for Bombing Prevention

The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Search Procedures course introduces participants to basic, low risk search protocols. It provides participants
the information needed to create a search plan for their facility or special event and allows them to perform IED searches of a facility, an area, and a route.

Who Should Attend?
This course is intended for audiences such as:
• Critical infrastructure owners and operators
• Public safety officers
• Emergency managers
• Security officers
• Law enforcement officers
• Private sector security professionals

Recommended Prerequisites
• AWR-333: IED Construction and Classification
• AWR-337: IED Explosive Effects Mitigation
• AWR-338: Homemade Explosive (HME) and Precursor Awareness

Schedule of Events
Module 1: Course Introduction and Overview
Module 2: Understanding the Hazards
Module 3: Overview of Bomb Threat Management Search Concepts
Module 4: Preparing for a Search
Module 5: Conducting the Search
Module 6: Course Summary

Transportation, Parking & Lunch
 Parking – Parking is available at the stadium
 Lunch – Lunch options available in the local area

Registration Information:
Online registration will be completed through the FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness.
Students require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to register.

You must have a FEMA SID before applying for a course.

You must have a FEMA SID before applying for a course. To register for a FEMA SID number, go to:

GET FEMA SID  and click “Register for FEMA SID” or “Forgot FEMA SID”

If you encounter any issues, please contact the FEMA SID help desk at: [email protected]

Registering for a FEMA SID number does not register you for a class

Registration information will be provided by the hosting agency once the course has been scheduled.

Course POC:
Jim Quinn
Baltimore Orioles
[email protected]

This event will be provided by CISA with no charge to attend – any lodging/per diem expenditures will be the responsibility of the attendee’s own agency/department/company.