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FEMA IS-1174: Facility Security Committees Course Overview

Course Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide Federal personnel with an overview of Facility Security Committees (FSCs), including: their members, their roles and responsibilities, and policies and procedures for FSC operations and decision-making.

Course Objectives:

  • Define a Facility Security Committee (FSC).
  • Identify FSC member roles and responsibilities.
  • Explain the FSC business, funding, and decision processes.
  • Explain the FSC voting process.
  • Define risk acceptance and explain necessary documentation.
  • Describe Interagency Security Committee (ISC) resources and training available to assist an FSC.



  • IS-1170 Introduction to the Interagency Security Committee
  • IS-1171 Overview of Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Publications
  • IS-1172 The Risk Management Process for Federal Facilities: Section 4 – Facility Security Level (FSL) Determination
  • IS-1173 Levels of Protection (LOP) and Application of The Design-Basis Threat (DBT) Report]



Course Length:

1.25 hours