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Emergency Management Institute Courses

Western NC NFIP 101 Workshop*
Thursday, March 1, 2018
9 AM – 4 PM
Caldwell Community College Watauga Campus
Building W141 (Occupational Training Facility) Room 106

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 iInvolving floodplain management.

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

We will be posting the spring Floodplain Administrators Workshop (NC-FPA-101) for the Eastern and Central areas on the TERMS website in the near future.  

Managing Floodplain Development through NFIP (FEMA L-273/NC959)
March 19- 22, 2018
8:30 AM 5 PM
Elizabeth City, NC

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 and for more information about this course, CLICK HERE to go to the class page on the North Carolina Training and Exercise Registration Management System (TERMS).

Course Contacts: Dan Brubaker and Heather Keefer.

The CFM exam will be proctored on Friday immediately following the deployment of the 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.

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.