THE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE  CERTIFICATION

CLASS OF 2019 IS CLOSED!  

Certification Applications are Accepted Throughout the Year. 

PLEASE VISIT www.fepacertification.org FOR DETAILS.

At the 1998 Annual FEPA Conference, the membership adopted the recommendations of the organization's Certification Commission, accepting the draft FEPA Certification Criteria as presented.  The first FPEM and FAEM designations were presented at the 1999 annual conference in Daytona Beach.  In 2002, the Certification Commission developed the first certification for volunteers in the State of Florida (Certified Emergency Management Volunteer – FEMV).

The FEPA Certification Program continues to grow and now includes a Health Care Component as well as three tiers of Emergency Management Instructor Certifications.

 

All certifications are valid for five (5) years.

FEPA Certification applications are accepted throughout the year!  The deadline to be considered for Certification with the FEPA Certification Class of 2020  is November 1, 2019. 

Each individual's Certification term begins and ends with the FEPA Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony.  To Re-Certify with the Re-certification Class of 2020 your application must be received by November 1, 2019.

To ensure there is time for review and approval of your application, please submit it early! 

CERTIFICATION

Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM)

This certification recognizes devoted experienced Emergency Managers who possess advanced and diverse knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform effectively within a comprehensive Emergency Management program.

Florida Associate Emergency Manager (FAEM)

This certification recognizes devoted individuals who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform effectively within a comprehensive Emergency Management program or within a profession directly related to or in support of a comprehensive Emergency Management program.

Florida Emergency Management Volunteer (FEMV)

This certification recognizes the volunteer partners of the emergency management community who have demonstrated a dedicated effort to their local or state comprehensive Emergency Management program within the State of Florida.

Health Care Emergency Management Certification (FAEM-HC/FPEM-HC)

This certification recognizes devoted individuals who have met all the necessary requirements for certification as a Florida Associate Emergency Manager (FAEM) or a Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM) and possess advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to perform effectively within a comprehensive realm of a health care emergency management program.

Florida Master Instructor (FMI)

The Master Instructor certification is the highest level of recognition for those persons who hold advanced instructor certifications and a broad base of instructional experience.

Florida Intermediate Instructor (FII)

The Intermediate Instructor level recognizes an Instructor that does not meet all criteria for Master Instructor, but requires additional instructional experience and mentoring.

Florida Basic Instructor (FBI)

The Basic Instructor level recognizes entry level instructors.

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