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On April 1st, 2015 the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will begin to use the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number when submitting your Independent Study (IS) final exam. You must continue to use your SSN or Alternate ID number until April 1st; however, we recommend registering a FEMA SID today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.


IS-251: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for Alerting Authorities

Course Date

6/12/2014

Course Overview

The integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Program Management Office designed this course to provide Alerting Authorities with an increased awareness about Collaborative Operating Groups (COGs)—how they are issued, their structure, their capabilities, and their responsibilities, and skills to draft more appropriate, effective, and accessible warning messages using best practices in alerting.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Have an increased awareness about Collaborative Operating Groups (COGs)—how they are issued, their structure, their capabilities, and their responsibilities, and
  • Have skills to draft more appropriate, effective, and accessible warning messages using best practices in alerting

Primary Audience

The Alerting Authorities

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1.5 hours
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
  • Take Final Exam Online
  • Please note that the IS Program does not accept the FEMA SID when completing your test. Please use your SSN as directed in the test form. Those individuals that do not wish to use their SSN may request an Alternate ID number
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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