FEMA Web-based Trainings — National Earthquake Technical Assistance Program

ANNOUNCEMENTS | June 23, 2023

From July to October, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the National Earthquake Technical Assistance Program (NETAP) will be holding a series of free, virtual trainings centered on making buildings earthquake resilient and up to code. These trainings are intended for architects, building officials, contractors, emergency managers, engineers, facility managers, risk analysts, home inspectors, policy makers, design professionals, home builders, emergency planners, and other interested members of the public. The National Earthquake Technical Assistance Program through FEMA seeks to help state, local, territorial, and tribal governments to build the capacity and secure the support needed to plan and implement effective earthquake mitigation strategies through facilitating instructor-led trainings. The full schedule of trainings from July to October, links to register, and more information on each course is included below.

Date Link Course
7/27 REGISTER FEMA P-749, Earthquake-Resistant Design Concepts
8/2 REGISTER FEMA P-154, Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards
8/9 REGISTER ATC-20, Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings
8/11 REGISTER FEMA P-50/50-1, Simplified Seismic Assessment & Retrofit of Wood-Frame Dwellings
8/18 REGISTER FEMA P-2055, Post-disaster Building Safety Evaluation Guidance
9/8 REGISTER Building Codes - Why They Matter
9/22 REGISTER FEMA P-1100, Vulnerability-Based Seismic Assess. & Retrofit of 1- & 2-Family Dwellings
9/27 REGISTER FEMA E-74, Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage
10/12 REGISTER FEMA P-232, Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design & Construction