IS-1103.a: Elevation Certificate for Surveyors
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This course provides an in-depth look at the Elevation Certificate (EC) along with relevant resources to answer your questions. This is a four-lesson series for surveyors on how to accurately and thoroughly complete the EC, which helps agents determine the proper flood insurance premium rate. Properly completed EC's also aid local floodplain administrators in determining how high to elevate buildings located in the Special Flood Hazard Area to reduce flood risk.
- Explain the purpose of the Elevation Certificate.
- Explain when the Elevation Certificate is required and learn which supporting documents may be necessary.
- Identify sections represented within the Elevation Certificate and explain the importance of an accurately and thoroughly completed form.
- Identify resources that may be used in conjunction with the Elevation Certificate.
The primary audience for this course is Land Surveyors who may be retained to produce an FEMA NFIP elevation certificate.
IS-1105, EC Made Easy, and IS-1102, Theory of Elevation Rating are the recommended prerequisite courses.
For more information regarding this course please visit https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1103.a