Washington State Emergency Management Division


AWR-213 Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Awareness

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 (In-Person)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Infrastructure Systems

This course introduces participants to the key terms, policy, guidance, and preparedness efforts required to safeguard the Nation's critical infrastructure. Participants will review applicable policy and guidance, discuss the risk management framework, review Sector Risk Snapshots, identify critical infrastructure in their jurisdiction, and identify Sector-specific jurisdictional threats and hazards of significant concern. In addition, participants will identify Sector-specific First-Order Dependencies and Interdependencies and the impacts of cascading sector failures.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives
  • Identify the sectors with assets within their jurisdiction, the Sector-Specific Agency(ies) for those sectors, and the impact of the National Preparedness Report (NPR) on sector assets
  • Summarize the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) risk management framework and the knowledge of the varying sector and asset-specific risk management tools and resources.
  • Summarize the information included in a Sector Risk Snapshot
  • Determine the specific high-level threats and hazards to local Critical Facilities (CF) assets.
  • Identify the dependencies and interdependencies of the CF sector.
  • Identify sector assets, threats and hazards of significant concern, and dependencies and interdependencies of sector asset.


Recommended prerequisites:

  • IS-100.B: Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • AWR-160-W: WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders


FEMA Student ID Number (SID) - Students must provide a SID number to access the class. (To create or recover your SID, go to:

Target Audience

Target Disciplines: listed via National Preparedness Catalog


  • Emergency Management, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Hazardous Material, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works, Information Technology, Security & Safety, and Transportation.
  • Critical infrastructure owners, operators, and managers.
  • Federal, State, local, regional, tribal, and territorial government officials.
  • Other organizations and managers with critical infrastructure responsibilities.

Infrastructure Protection Certificate Program Information

This registration is for a *single class*. If you want to complete all four classes needed for the Infrastructure Protection Certificate Program, you will need to register for each class individually: AWR-213, MGT-310, MGT-315, and MGT-414.

Continuing Education

CEU: Hours - 8


Snohomish County DEM
720 80th St. Sw. Bldg. A
Everett, WA 98203

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Snohomish County DEM

Course Manager:

Krystal Craig

Emergency Management Program Coordinator

Snohomish County DEM

(425) 388-5197

Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.
If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at and we will be happy to assist you.


Please note that this is a 2-step registration process. Once you are confirmed by the listed Course Manager, you will need to complete registration with TEEX (information will be provided in the confirmation email).


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