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Emergency Management Institute Courses

Managing Floodplain Development (L-273)
March 13-16, 2017 – Fayetteville, NC
8:30 AM 5:00PM

This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

To register or get further details about this class, CLICK HERE to go to the North Carolina Training and Exercise Registration Management System (TERMS).

The CFM exam will be proctored on Friday immediately following the deployment of the L-273 course. The CFM exam requires separate registration. Registering for the L-273 Course does NOT include exam registration. You may also choose to register for the exam only; course registration is not required in this case. Click here to go to our CFM page.


Floodplain Administrators Workshop (NC-FPA-101) Eastern*
March 28, 2017 – Supply, NC
8:30 AM – 5:00PM

The course is geared towards local government employees responsible for floodplain management but who have little or no training and formal education in the field of floodplain management and/or the National Flood Insurance Program.

Workshop topics include the basic information any individual new to the position may need to effectively perform their floodplain administrative duties. Topics are a basic introduction to the field describing the Duties of a Floodplain Administrator, Preparing for a Community Assistance Visit (CAV), Available Training for FPAs, Basic Insurance Information, How to Access the New Flood Risk Information System (FRIS), Building Codes How they contrast and compare with NFIP regulations and The Basic Tie-ins with Mitigation Planning & Projects Involving Floodplain Management.

To register or get further details about this class, CLICK HERE to go to the North Carolina Training and Exercise Registration Management System (TERMS).

*Dates and locations for upcoming Western and Central FPA 101 courses will be listed soon.


Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Buildings (L-279)
April 10-13, 2017 – Wilson, NC
8:30 AM – 5:00PM

This course provides engineering and economic guidance to architects, engineers, and local code enforcement officials in retrofitting existing 1- to 4-family residential structures situated in flood-prone areas. The retrofitting measures presented are creative, practical, compliant with applicable floodplain regulations, and satisfactory to most homeowners. For program areas, selection criteria, and recommended prerequisites, please see the TERMS page.

To register or get further details about this class, CLICK HERE to go to the North Carolina Training and Exercise Registration Management System (TERMS).



Elevation Certificate Training Offered Online for Surveyors
Certifying building elevations on the Elevation Certificate is a lot easier, thanks to a web-based training module developed for land surveyors, engineers, and architects. The Surveyor's Guide to the Elevation Certificate is a tutorial available through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) web site hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Located at http://training.nfipstat.com/ecsurveyor/ the NFIP web site provides a wide range of information about all aspects of floodplain management and flood insurance.

See the CERTIFICATION page for additional information on CFM training/review courses.