Description: The HME and Precursor Awareness course provides participants with a foundational understanding of HME and common precursor materials. Participants will define HME, explore the considerations involved in a decision by perpetrators to use HME as the explosive for an attack, and will learn to identify common precursor chemicals and materials used to make HME.
Course Length: This is a 60-minute self-paced training covering the following topics:
- HME: an imminent danger
- Why would someone use HME?
- What should you look for?
- What to do if you suspect the presence of HME?
- What should I do if...?
Audience: This course is intended for audiences such as:
- Critical infrastructure owners and operators
- Public safety officers
- Emergency managers
- Security officers
- Law enforcement officials
- Private sector security professionals
Accreditation: 0.1 CEU towards IACET and 1 CEU towards POST if the student's state approves.
Recommended Prerequisites: None.
Website: Center for Domestic Preparedness Course Catalog
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