The Albuquerque Office of Emergency Management will host four critical infrastructure courses in 2017-18, all funded by the Department of Homeland Security & FEMA, and facilitated by TEEX (Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service). Participants who complete all four courses are eligible to apply for a Master Critical Infrastructure Protection Certificate through Texas A&M and TEEX. All courses will be held at the Albuquerque Emergency Operations Center.
The following describes each course in the series:
- Critical Infrastructure Key Resources Awareness (AWR 213) 8 Hours (10/18/2017)This course is an 8 hour introduction to national infrastructure protection policy, guidance, roles and responsibilities, coordinating frameworks, policies and strategies.
- Threat and Risk Assessment (MGT 310) 16 Hours (Nov 14 & 15, 2017) This course prepares students to complete a jurisdictional Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) by following the DHS/FEMA THIRA process.
- Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment (MGT 315) 16 Hours (Jan 9 & 10, 2018) This course builds on the MGT 310 by teaching participants to conduct thorough site-specific critical assessments to enhance development of their jurisdictional THIRA.
- Advanced Critical Infrastructure Protection (MGT 414) 8 Hours (Feb 7, 2018) This management level course extends the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed in the awareness level course (AWR 213).
Go to https://www.preparingnewmexico.org/
Click: “View our 2017 Training Calendar and register”
Scroll to each appropriate month then double click on the class.