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Seaport Security for Port and Facility Management

Seaport Security for Port and Facility Management

Course Outline



PFM Required




New #

Compliance with 33 CFR 105.200

Old #





Lesson 1-R: Port Personnel

PFM 1.3


1-R     Identify and explain the roles of the primary stakeholders in the maritime domain.



1.1     List and describe the roles of the primary security personnel involved in port security.



1.2     List and describe the roles of the primary labor, service, and subcontract personnel involved

in daily port operations.






Lesson 2-R: Safety and Security on the Port

PFM 1.4


2-R     Explain the importance of safety and security at seaports.



2.1     Summarize current threats to the port including, piracy and armed attacks, terrorism,

smuggling, stowaways and refugees, cargo theft and collateral damage.



2.2     State that there are different security actions required by the three MARSEC Levels.



2.3     Describe the potential local, national and international economic impact of various degrees

of port disruption.



2.4     Describe the safety issues surrounding the facilities and equipment most commonly used

on a port.



2.5     Describe security issues surrounding the facilities and equipment most commonly used at a




2.6     Describe the safety issues surrounding major port infrastructure.



2.7     Describe security issues surrounding major port infrastructure.



2.8     Describe safety issues related to the activities and processes most commonly executed on a




2.9     Describe security issues related to the activities and processes most commonly executed at

a port.






Lesson 3-R: Responsibilities of Port Security Personnel

PFM 2.2


3-R     Summarize required knowledge and responsibilities of seaport and facility personnel regarding




3.1     List responsibilities of the owner or operator specified in 33CFR105.200.



3.2     List knowledge and responsibilities required of the FSO as specified in 33CFR105.205.



3.3     List knowledge required of facility personnel with security duties specified in 33CFR105.210.



3.4     List knowledge required of all other facility personnel specified in 33CFR105.215.






Lesson 4-R: Role of Security Organizations on the Port

PFM 2.3


4-R     Summarize the roles of federal, state, and local agencies in seaport security.



4.1     Identify roles of the U.S. Coast Guard in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.



4.2     Identify roles of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in establishing and maintaining port and facility security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.



4.3     Identify roles of state law enforcement in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.



4.4     Identify roles of local law enforcement in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.



4.5     Identify roles of port, vessel, and facility security personnel in establishing and maintaining

port and facility security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.






Lesson 5-R: MARSEC Security Conditions

PFM 2.4


5-R     Differentiate security conditions specified in 33CFR by MARSEC Level.



5.1     Identify the security conditions for MARSEC Level 1 specified in 33 CFR.



5.2     Identify the security conditions for MARSEC Level 2 specified in 33 CFR.



5.3     Identify the security conditions for MARSEC Level 3 specified in 33 CFR.






Lesson 6-R: TWIC: Access Control and Program Implementation

PFM 11.4


6-R Monitor control for escorted and unescorted access to port facilities through implementing the

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program and relevant aspects of the




6.1     List different requirements for escorted and unescorted access to port facility secure area.



6.2     Identify the features of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.



6.3     Describe relevant aspects of the TWIC program and how to carry them out.



6.4     Implement the TWIC program properly.



PFM Professional Development

New #


Old #


Module 1. The Seaport Environment





PFM 1.1-PD

Lesson 1.1-PD: Port Processes and Activities

PFM 1.1


1.1-PD         Explain the primary processes and activities that occur on a port.



1.1.1      List the activities and processes most commonly executed on a port.



1.1.2      Define what primary processes and activities most commonly occur at each type of port.





PFM 1.2-PD

Lesson 1.2-PD: Port Facilities, Equipment, and Infrastructure

PFM 1.2


1.2-PD         Explain the major facilities, equipment, and infrastructure present on a port.



1.2.1      Identify the facilities most commonly located on a port.



1.2.2      Identify the types of equipment most commonly used on a port.



1.2.3      Identify the major infrastructure found on a port.









Module 2. Regulations





PFM 2.1-PD

Lesson 2.1-PD: National and International Regulations

PFM 2.1


2.1-PD         Identify current relevant regulations that govern security requirements at a U.S. port or facility.



2.1.1      Identify the regulations that govern international maritime transportation security.



2.1.2      Identify the regulations that govern U.S. maritime transportation security.









Module 3. Community and Port Relations





PFM 3.1-PD

Lesson 3.1-PD: The Port and the Community

PFM 3.1


3.1-PD         Incorporate understanding of local community in port security decisions and planning.



3.1.1      Identify the port’s local community stakeholders and their relation to the port.



3.1.2      Incorporate unique characteristics of port into operational and security planning to

accommodate both public and port security needs.





PFM 3.2-PD

Lesson 3.2-PD: Effective Communication Strategies

PFM 3.2


3.2-PD         Maintain ongoing communication with local agencies and organizations.



3.2.1      Choose effective communication strategies.



3.2.2       Create strategic community investment in port operations.



3.2.3       Institute channels for sharing security-related information and practices that do not

conflict with work of AMSC.





PFM 3.3-PD

Lesson 3.3-PD: Creating Strategic Port/Community Relationship

PFM 3.3


3.3-PD         Create strategic port/community relationships.



3.3.1      Identify the port’s responsibilities including delivering Maritime Security Awareness training to the neighborhood/community.



3.3.2      Identify the community’s contributions to the port including reporting

suspicious/dangerous activities, devices and items.



3.3.3      Plan activities that strengthen port/community relationships.









Module 4. Terrorism/Weapons of Mass Destruction





PFM 4.1-PD

Lesson 4.1-PD: Terrorism Today

PFM 4.1


4.1-PD         Describe the nature of terrorism.



4.1.1      Discuss the definitions, history, and threat of terrorism.




4.1.2      List signs of terrorism including surveillance, test of security, acquiring supplies,

suspicious people who don't belong, dry runs/ trial runs, deploying assets or getting into position.



4.1.3      Summarize the various types of weapons, dangerous substances and devices, the

damage they can cause, and their appearance.



4.1.4      Recognize pre-incident indicators of terrorist activities.





PFM 4.2-PD

Lesson 4.2-PD: Potential Targets of Terrorism

PFM 4.2


4.2-PD         Describe the unique nature of port as a potential terrorism target.



4.2.1      Describe the unique nature of port as potential terrorist targets.



4.2.2      Describe the critical infrastructure / facilities that can be potential terrorist targets at




4.2.3      Apply concepts learned to identify potential targets of terrorism at the learner’s own




4.2.4      Identify how a WMD may be transported into or out of the port.



4.2.5      Describe the consequences of a terrorist attack at a port including the economic and

psychological impacts.





PFM 4.3-PD

Lesson 4.3-PD: Identifying WMD

PFM 4.3


4.3-PD         Identify WMD incidents.



4.3.1      Define the terminology associated with WMD incidents (e.g., BNICE, WMD, CBRNE, Cyber-terrorism).



4.3.2      Describe the difference between HAZMAT and terrorism incidents involving CBRNE.



4.3.3      Recognize pre-incident indicators of a potential WMD attack.



4.3.4      Identify signs and symptoms common to initial victims of a WMD-related incident or




4.3.5      Describe possible motivations of a terrorist using CBRNE.





PFM 4.4-PD

Lesson 4.4-PD: Reporting WMD

PFM 4.4


4.4-PD         Report WMD incidents.



4.4.1      Summarize the characteristics of WMD incidents.



4.4.2      Report WMD incidents.





PFM 4.5-PD

Lesson 4.5-PD: WMD: Protecting Yourself

PFM 4.5


4.5-PD         Use proper procedures for self-protection during a WMD incident.



4.5.1      Describe measures for self-protection in a WMD incident including time, distance and




4.5.2      Identify the minimum safe distance from a hazardous materials scene.



4.5.3      Describe the four recommended responses to a WMD incident. (RAIN).









Module 5. Inside Threats





PFM 5.1-PD

Lesson 5.1-PD: Inside Threats and Port Security

PFM 5.1


5.1-PD         Describe the implications of inside threats for port security in relationship to legislative

policies and procedures.



5.1.1      List the definitions and characteristics of inside threats and outside threats.



5.1.2      State the differences between inside threats and outside threats.



5.1.3      List major legislative policies and procedures regarding inside threats.



5.1.4      Describe the respective responsibilities of state and federal authorities in regard to inside




5.1.5      List the major stakeholders in the seaport environment along with their respective

concerns regarding port security.









Module 6. Detecting Surveillance and Suspicious Activities






PFM 6.1-PD

Lesson 6.1-PD: Detect Surveillance and Suspicious Activities

PFM 6.1


6.1-PD         Detect surveillance and suspicious activities.



6.1.1      Identify current threats to the maritime environment.



6.1.2      Identify characteristics and behaviors of persons likely to threaten security.



6.1.3      Recognize and respond appropriately to elicitation.



6.1.4      Identify reasons for surveillance.



6.1.5      Detect indicators of surveillance.





PFM 6.2-PD

Lesson 6.2-PD: Observe and Note Surveillance and Suspicious Activities

PFM 6.2


6.2-PD         Make observations.



6.2.1      Identify areas of critical concern in a port.



6.2.2      Observe and provide descriptions of people and vehicles.



6.2.3      Recognize techniques used to circumvent security measures.





PFM 6.3-PD

Lesson 6.3-PD: Evaluate and Report Surveillance and Suspicious Activities

PFM 6.3


6.3-PD         Evaluate and report surveillance and suspicious activities.



6.3.1      Evaluate and report indicators of surveillance and suspicious activities.



6.3.2      Identify local protocol for reporting surveillance and suspicious activities.



6.3.3      Identify Federal agencies where surveillance should be reported and protocol for










Module 7. Situation Awareness





PFM 7.1-PD

Lesson 7.1-PD: Recognizing Security Threats

PFM 7.1


7.1-PD         Identify pre-incident indicators.



7.1.1      Describe the role of situation awareness in preventing and mitigating security incidents.



7.1.2      Identify skills required in looking for perceived threats to security in the port




7.1.3      Identify skills required to improve comprehension and understanding of perceived

threats in the port environment.



7.1.4      Discuss the role of anticipation and prediction in situation awareness.





PFM 7.2-PD

Lesson 7.2-PD: Preparing a Course of Action

PFM 7.2


7.2-PD         Prepare an individual course of action for various security threats.



7.2.1      Describe how situation awareness is used in formulating a course of action.



7.2.2      Describe the use of native skills in formulating a course of action.



7.2.3      List ways to improve situation awareness.









Module 8. Sensitive Security Information (SSI)





PFM 8.1-PD

Lesson 8.1-PD: Securing SSI

PFM 8.1


8.1-PD         Ensure the secure handling of Sensitive Security Information (SSI).



8.1 1      Identify documents and records that may contain sensitive information.



8.1.2      Identify conditions required for someone to handle SSI.



8.1.3      Ensure all those who handle SSI know about the measures to address the protection of

SSI including document control, information access control, physical information security and computer network protection.









Module 9. Facility Security Assessment and Risk Mitigation





PFM 9.1-PD

Lesson 9.1-PD: Requirements for Facility Security Assessment Conduct

PFM 9.1


9.1-PD         Identify requirements for conducting an FSA.




9.1.1      State 33 CFR 105 and NVIC 11-02 sections relating to FSA.



9.1.2      State the role of USCG/COTP in the FSA.





PFM 9.2-PD

Lesson 9.2-PD: Vulnerability Assessment

PFM 9.2


9.2-PD         Identify vulnerabilities at a seaport.



9.2.1      Describe the concept of Risk-Based Decision Making.



9.2.2      Use risk assessment methodologies to prioritize vulnerabilities.





PFM 9.3-PD

Lesson 9.3-PD: Risk Mitigation Strategies

PFM 9.3


9.3-PD         Develop alternative strategies for each vulnerability.



9.3.1      For each vulnerability identify alternative countermeasures.



9.3.2      For each countermeasure, identify benefits and costs.



9.3.3      Select best alternative based on cost, benefits, effect on commerce and reasonability.





PFM 9.4-PD

Lesson 9.4-PD: Risk Mitigation Procedures

PFM 9.4


9.4-PD         Develop risk mitigation procedures.



9.4.1      Identify stakeholders.



9.4.2      Identify steps in developing strategy.



9.4.3      Identify sign-off and feedback points.



9.4.4      Document procedures.





PFM 9.5-PD

Lesson 9.5-PD: Reducing Risk during FSP Implementation

PFM 9.5


9.5-PD         Oversee the development of mitigation strategies during the FSP implementation




9.5.1      Identify specific mitigation strategies that may be used during the implementation of the










Module 10:  Cargo and Container Security





PFM 10.1-PD

Lesson 10.1-PD: Customs and Border Protection Programs

PFM 10.1


10.1-PD Identify government programs related to cargo and container security.



10.1.1    Explain the role of CBP as the lead agency in responding to cargo or container incidents.



10.1.2    State the CBP 24-Hour advance Cargo Manifest Declaration Rule.



10.1.3    Describe the role of the National Targeting Center in cargo and container security.



10.1.4    Describe the function of the CBP program C-TPAT.



10.1.5    Describe the function of CBP’s Container Security Initiative.





PFM 10.2-PD

Lesson 10.2-PD: Vulnerabilities of Cargo and Containers

PFM 10.2


10.2-PD Identify vulnerabilities associated with cargo and containers.



10.2.1    Identify vulnerabilities regarding stowaways on a vessel or in a container.



10.2.2    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with contraband in cargo/containers to include

human traffic, narcotics, and currency.



10.2.3    Identify vulnerabilities associated with hazardous cargo/containers.



10.2.4    Identify vulnerabilities associated with biological hazards in cargo/containers to include

illegal shipping of hazardous waste.



10.2.5    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with IED/WMD devices contained in cargo/containers.



10.2.6    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with fraud to include document fraud and

inside threats.



10.2.7    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with theft to include direct theft from cargo

facilities, hijacking and driver complicit hijacking, theft of an entire container using false paperwork, and pilferage.





PFM 10.3-PD

Lesson 10.3-PD: Container Security Procedures

PFM 10.3


10.3-PD Plan and manage procedures to prevent and counter cargo theft and ensure container






10.3.1    Analyze risk and vulnerability for container/cargo security.



10.3.2    Incorporate cargo and container security procedures into the Facility Security Plan (FSP)

as outlined in 33CFR 105.265.



10.3.3    Incorporate HAZMAT security into the Facility Security Plan (FSP) as required under

49CFR 182.802-804.






Module 11. Implementing the Facility Security Plan





PFM 11.1-PD

Lesson 11.1-PD: The Importance of FSP Implementation

PFM 11.1


11.1-PD Ensure the implementation of the FSP.



11.1.1    Recognize how the FSP applies to port security.



11.1.2    Recognize the financial impact of implementing the FSP.





PFM 11.2-PD

Lesson 11.2-PD: Preparing for FSP Implementation

PFM 11.2


11.2-PD Oversee the groundwork for implementing the FSP.



11.2.1    Oversee the development of a timeline for implementation of the FSP.



11.2.2    Oversee the development of a clearly defined action plan for implementing the FSP.





PFM 11.3PD

Lesson 11.3-PD: Managing the FSP Implementation Process

PFM 11.3


11.3-PD Ensure a seamless FSP implementation process.



11.3.1    Recognize potential problems that could arise during FSP implementation that affect the

port economy and port/community relationships.



11.3.2    Manage the potential problems that could arise during the FSP implementation period

that affect the port economy and port/community relationships.



11.3.3    Determine the costs and benefits of FSP implementation.









Module 12. Auditing the Facility Security Plan





PFM 12.1-PD

Lesson 12.1-PD: Ensuring an Effective FSP Audit

PFM 12.1


12.1-PD Manage the FSP audit process.



12.1.1    Identify the importance of having a relevant FSP.



12.1.2    Ensure that the requirements of 33 CFR are met with regard to who conducts the internal

FSP audit.





PFM 12.2-PD

Lesson 12.2-PD: Selecting the Auditor

PFM 12.2


12.2-PD Determine the appropriate individuals to conduct a security audit.



12.2.1    Identify CFR selection requirements for individuals who conduct an FSP audit.



12.2.2    Choose individuals to conduct an FSP audit who meet CFR requirements.





PFM 12.3-PD

Lesson 12.3-PD: Corrective Action after the Audit

PFM 12.3


12.3-PD Ensure that the facility operates in complete compliance with the FSP.



12.3.1    Use the results of the FSP audit to ensure that all of the significant FSP elements remain




12.3.2    Ensure that any deficiencies found during the FSP audit are properly documented and that amendments are made to the FSP as necessary to correct the deficiencies.









Module 13:  Crisis Management





PFM 13.1-PD

Lesson 13.1-PD: What is a Crisis?



13.1-PD Demonstrate understanding of concepts related to crises.

PFM 13.1


13.1.1    Define crisis.



13.1.2    List and describe the types of threats and crises potentially facing ports.



13.1.3    Describe the various types of crisis-inducing attacks terrorists might make to a port.






PFM 13.2-PD

Lesson 13.2-PD: Crisis Management Regulations

PFM 13.2


13.2-PD Demonstrate knowledge of law and policy regarding crisis management.



13.2.1     Define crisis management.



13.2.2    Describe statutory requirements affecting crisis management.



13.2.3    List and describe relevant standardized organizational structures, processes and

procedures for crisis management as outlined in the NRP and NIMS.



13.2.4    List and describe relevant interoperable communications processes, procedures and

systems for crisis management as outlined in the NRP and NIMS.





PFM 13.3-PD

Lesson 13.3-PD: Effective Crisis Management Strategies

PFM 13.3


13.3-PD Demonstrate relevant background knowledge on crisis management.



13.3.1    Describe the key components of effective crisis management.

13.3.2     Describe the features of an effective crisis management system.



13.3.3    Describe the all-hazards approach to emergency and crisis management.





PFM 13.4-PD

Lesson 13.4-PD: The Crisis Management Team

PFM 13.4


13.4-PD Plan and prepare for crises.



13.4.1    Develop crisis communication plan.



13.4.2    Develop crisis action plan.



13.4.3    Select crisis team personnel.



13.4.4    Establish a crisis management center.





PFM 13.5-PD

Lesson 13.5-PD: Crisis Response

PFM 13.5


13.5-PD Respond to a crisis.



13.5.1    Describe events to expect during a crisis.



13.5.2    Describe the tasks of the crisis manager during a crisis.



13.5.3    Given a description of a crisis incident, describe crisis response procedures.



13.5.4    Describe practices for effective management of crises.









Module 14. Communication and Documentation





PFM 14.1-PD

Lesson 14.1-PD: Communication and Documentation

PFM 14.1


14-PD.1 Ensure that all communication requirements identified in regulations are met.



14.1.1    Ensure communication requirements identified in regulations are met, including

notification of changes in security conditions and MARSEC Levels.



14.1.2    Ensure means by which changes in security conditions are notified to facility personnel,

law enforcement personnel and other emergency responders.



14.1.3    Ensure effective practice in report writing.





PFM 14.2-PD

Lesson 14.2-PD: Communication Skills

PFM 14.2


14.2-PD Ensure effective communication in dealing with diverse people.



14.2.1    Ensure that security personnel use appropriate customer service skills, interview skills

and interpersonal communication skills in dealing with diverse people at the port.



14.2.2    Ensure secure information sharing.









Module 15. Port Shutdown and Rapid Recovery





PFM 15.1-PD

Lesson 15.1-PD: The Importance of Recovery

PFM 15.1


15.1-PD Understand recovery and its importance.



15.1.1    Describe the impact of facility shutdown (including all potential human, material, and economic loss) and need for rapid recovery.



15.1.2    Identify the balance between economic/ business issues and security objectives.



15.1.3    Identify basic facility recovery principles.




15.1.4    Define concept of recovery.





PFM 15.2-PD

Lesson 15.2-PD: Recovery Planning

PFM 15.2


15.2-PD Maintain up to date recovery plan.



15.2.1    Explain how systems within the port and outside the port change during recovery efforts.



15.2.2    Review port's existing recovery plan.



15.2.3    Prepare to continue operations as appropriate during disruptions.



15.2.4    Make changes to recovery plan based on feedback.









Module 16. Interagency Collaboration





PFM 16.1-PD

Lesson 16.1-PD: Public/Private Collaboration

PFM 16.1


16.1-PD Summarize the various interagency collaboration efforts used to secure the port.



16.1.1    Describe different collaboration efforts at port including maritime committees,

interagency communication, and Incident Command System (ICS) structure.



16.1.2    Discuss different ways to increase information sharing between the private and public sectors.









Module 17. Leadership and Conflict Management in Critical Incidents





PFM 17.1-PD

Lesson 17.1-PD: Building A Team

PFM 17.1


17.1-PD Prepare for and build a cohesive team.



17.1.1    Influence and persuade team members to implement a shared vision in complying with

and executing emergency operations.



17.1.2    Facilitate the open exchange of ideas.





PFM 17.2-PD

Lesson 17.2: Personal Leadership Styles

PFM 17.2


17.2-PD Develop personal leadership knowledge and awareness.



17.2.1    Determine personal leadership style.



17.2.2    Identify leadership competencies.





PFM 17.3-PD

Lesson 17.3-PD: Stress and Anger Management

PFM 17.3


17.3-PD Manage emotions to allow for high performance.



17.3.1    Give examples of the role of stress on human performance.



17.3.2    List effective anger management strategies.





PFM 17.4-PD

Lesson 17.4-PD: Conflict Resolution

PFM 17.4


17.4-PD Resolve conflict effectively.



17.4.1    Describe the 5 key conflict management styles and identify when to apply a particular




17.4.2    Employ conflict resolution strategies.









Module 18. Decision-Making and Critical Incidents





PFM 18.1-PD

Lesson 18.1-PD: Reducing Uncertainty

PFM 18.1


18.1-PD Classify a situation/incident as familiar or unfamiliar.



18.1.1    Identify questions to ask to gather more information and reduce uncertainty.



18.1.2    Recognize when to stop searching for information.





PFM 18.2-PD

Lesson 18.2-PD: Patterns and Decision Points

PFM 18.2


18.2-PD Recognize key decision points/patterns within a given incident.



18.2.1    Develop pattern recognition skills.



18.2.2    Describe how to use decision rules within an incident.




PFM 18.3-PD

Lesson 18.3-PD: Developing Options

PFM 18.3


18.3-PD Generate decision options.



18.3.1    Demonstrate the use of plausible goals in generating decision options.



18.3.2    Explain how expectancies are used in unfolding a decision.



18.3.3    Describe how to elaborate and improve decision options.



18.3.4    Compare mental simulations of a course of action among team members.



18.3.5    Identify risks involved with proposed decision options.





PFM 18.4-PD

Lesson 18.4-PD: Personal Decision-Making Style

PFM 18.4


18.4-PD Evaluate effectiveness of decision through mental simulations.



18.4.1    Identify personal decision-making strengths and weaknesses.





PFM 18.5-PD

Lesson 18.5-PD: Making Decisions Like an Expert

PFM 18.5


18.5-PD Model characteristics of expert decision makers.



18.5.1    List characteristics of expert decision makers.



18.5.2    Identify ways to improve team decision making.









Module 19. Table-Top Exercise Design and Management





PFM 19.1-PD

Lesson 19.1-PD: Exercise Basics

PFM 19.1


19.1-PD Demonstrate relevant background knowledge on exercises.



19.1.1    State the definition of “exercise.”



19.1.2    State reasons for conducting exercises.



19.1.3    Describe the relationship of functions to planning exercises.



19.1.4    List the characteristics of a progressive exercising program.



19.1.5    List types of activities in a comprehensive exercise program.





PFM 19.2-PD

Lesson 19.2-PD: Exercise Planning and Design

PFM 19.2


19.2-PD Plan for Exercise Program.



19.2.1    Select appropriate exercise type for given context.



19.2.2    List five major accomplishments in designing and implementing an exercise.



19.2.3    Describe the organization of an exercise design team.



19.2.4    State the purpose of the four exercise documents.



19.2.5    List the Eight-Step Exercise Design Process.





PFM 19.3-PD

Lesson 19.3-PD: TTX Basics

PFM 19.3


19.3-PD Demonstrate relevant background knowledge on table-top exercises.



19.3.1    State TTX definition.



19.3.2    State purpose of TTX.



19.3.3    Differentiate the two forms of TTX implementations.



19.3.4    State TTX characteristics.



19.3.5    Compare TTX with other exercise approach types.





PFM 19.4-PD

Lesson 19.4-PD: TTX Needs Assessment

PFM 19.4


19.4-PD Assess needs for table-top exercises.



19.4.1    State exercise regulatory requirements.



19.4.2    Review existing emergency plan.



19.4.3    Evaluate past exercises.



19.4.4    Summarize the needs.





PFM 19.5-PD

Lesson 19.5-PD: Scope of TTX

PFM 19.5


19.5-PD Define the scope of table-top exercises.



19.5.1    List elements of TTX Scope.

19.5.2    Chose type of incident.



19.5.3    Identify location for exercise.



19.5.4    List the operations/ functions to be evaluated.



19.5.5    Determine exercise participants.





PFM 19.6-PD

Lesson 19.6-PD: Conducting the Post-Exercise Evaluation

PFM 19.6


19.6-PD Conduct post-exercise evaluation.



19.6.1    Describe need for post-exercise evaluation.



19.6.2    List evaluation methodologies.





PFM 19.7-PD

Lesson 19.7-PD: Finalizing the After Action Report

PFM 19.7


19.7-PD Prepare for improvement process.



19.7.1    Track implementation.









Module 20. Performance Drill Design





PFM 20.1-PD

Lesson 20.1-PD: Using Performance Drills

PFM 20.1


20.1-PD Demonstrate relevant background knowledge on exercises and drills.



20.1.1    Identify the characteristics of drill exercises.



20.1.2    Identify types of drills.



20.1.3    Discriminate between drills and other emergency preparation exercises.



20.1.4    List reasons for conducting a drill exercise





PFM 20.2-PD

Lesson 20.2-PD: Assessing Needs for Drills

PFM 20.2


20.2-PD Assess drill needs.



20.2.1    Review the Facility Security Plan” and the statutory requirements for drills.


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