Below is a list of upcoming free, online National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)-related trainings available through FEMA's contractor, STARR in September, October and November. These trainings cover a variety of topics, from the NFIP basics, elevation certificates, floodplain development reviews and inspections and are presented by STARR staff, FEMA, and State organizations. Many of the courses are eligible for CEC credits for Certified Floodplain Managers.
Please feel free to register for any courses you are interested in attending, and invite or pass information on these courses on to potentially interested persons.
Use the registration form to register or to check on upcoming courses and click the "Upcoming" tab. When asked during registration what FEMA Region, reply 1.
Training on the proper way to complete FEMA Form 81-31 and best practices for using the Elevation Certificate in the floodplain development review process. 2 CECs for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFMs) that register and attend individually and pass the learning objectives quiz at the end of the session.
This one-hour session will cover the history of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), basic terminology, governing authority, and provide an overview of the community's role in floodplain management through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The target audience are state and local officials who need a general understanding of the ins and outs of the program and guidance on where to go for more training and answers.
|Workshop||11/6/13||Floodplain Development Plan Review
This 90-minute session will highlight eight basic steps to reviewing development inside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). This is beginner training, recommended for those new to the role of floodplain administrator. 1 CEC for Certified Floodplain Managers.
|Workshop||11/7/13||Inspecting Floodplain Development
This beginner two-hour session will highlight special considerations for plan reviewers and building inspectors when evaluating and inspecting development inside the Special Flood Hazard Area, including basic concepts and terminology, minimum construction standards (from the IBC/IRC), and conducting inspections. 2 CECs for Certified Floodplain Managers.
NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor | 107 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155 | fax: (603) 271-2615