For Corps Employees, there are a wide range of training courses, both online and instructor led, offered through the Corps Learning Center. Examples of courses of interest to a Corps Flood Risk Manager include:
For individuals outside the Corps, information on training in water resources and flood risk management are also available through:
The Certified Floodplain Manager is a certification program run by the Association of State Floodplain Managers. This certification requires a 4-hour examination. The exam covers floodplain management, the FEMA NFIP program, local responsibilities, local ordinances, how to read a FEMA NFIP map and determine if a home is in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), how to build in SFHAs, and elevation and venting. More information can be found at http://www.floods.org.
See the Events page for upcoming training opportunities.
USACE PROGRAMS RELATED TO FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT
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