FAU's ICEM is proud to partner with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) in Hawaii to deliver FEMA-Certified courses to our region.

The NDPTC works collaboratively to develop and deliver training and education on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery to governmental, tribal, territorial, non-profit and private partners integrating land use, infrastructure, urban planning, environmental management, and emerging technologies to build and sustain resilient communities. 

Through our collaboration, FAU's ICEM will deliver five NDPTC courses over the next six months.  Below are the courses:

  1. AWR-228 CommunityResilience
  2. AWR-310 Natural Disaster Awareness forCommunity Leaders
  3. AWR-343 Hurricane Awareness
  4. AWR-362 Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness
  5. Coastal Hazards Awareness (FEMA certification pending)


FAU ICEM is now a NDPTC Point of Delivery, a partnership developed with universities to enhance career and educational opportunities for those working in homeland security and emergency management.

Registration is online and coming soon. These courses are delivered free to the region, limited to 20 students per course, and are first-come, first-served.  Certificates awarded upon completion of the training.  All courses are 8-hours and delivered in one day. Once registration is up, you will also see location of course delivery.