Critical Incident Protection Course
The Certified Critical Incident Protection is designed to show that you have the basics of emergency management, along with planning and responding to an incident through National Incident Management System (NIMS), National Preparedness System (NPS), National Preparedness Goal (NPG), Incident Command System (I-100 & 200), and the National Response Framework (NRF) along with their Essential Support Functions and their roles. This certification demonstrates a general understanding of guidance, standards, and systems. These systems are very important because they are used for emergency events that arise. Students must successfully pass a certification examination with an 80% or higher.
This certification assessment is approved by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs State Approving Agency
- 1 or more years of service in a criminal justice, security or similar capacity
- At least 18 years of age
- High school diploma or equivalent
NOTE: IFPO does not require individuals to complete any course in order to sit for the certification exam. Any individual who feels he or she has the experience or knowledge and meets the prerequisites may challenge the exam. After applying to take the final assessment, you will be asked to provide proof that you meet the prerequisites for the challenge
Candidates who successfully pass the certification assessment will hold a valid credential for two years from the date of issue.