Administration of Public Assistance for Community Recovery N0335

Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Delivery type
6-Day Off-Campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, two semester hours in emergency management, fire science, public safety administration, or finance.

This six-day course was designed to help students increase the administrative alignment of their organizations, people, process and paperwork to meet federal fiduciary standards for public assistance recovery.

Course topics include:

  • Stafford Act.
  • Office of Management and Budget standards.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency policies and procedures.
  • National Incident Management System application.
  • Public assistance categories A-G.
  • The criteria for reimbursement of force account labor, force account equipment, materials, rented materials and contracts.

The methodologies include case-study analysis, group discussions, and major simulation exercises transitioning from Emergency Operations Center operations to long-term recovery.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

Local, county, state or tribal officials who are or could be the public assistance agent representatives for their community.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements

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