Join us for our NERC CIP Bootcamp, hosted by in Wabash Valley Power Association near Indianapolis, IN. Our NERC CIP Bootcamp is for industry professionals seeking a full knowledge of the NERC CIP standards and associated compliance oversight processes.
NERC CIP 5-day Bootcamp (40 CPE Credits)
The CIP Bootcamp is our flagship course, now with more than 1500 alumni. This course provides essential foundational knowledge of the NERC CIP ecosystem, as well as in-depth information on every CIP standard and requirement. This is the standard option for professionals seeking a full understanding of the NERC CIP standards. This includes all five days of the Bootcamp as outlined.
NERC CIP Bootcamp – Day 1 (8 CPEs)
Day 1 of the Bootcamp provides foundational knowledge of the CIP standards and a deep dive into the Low Impact requirements. Topics include the history and legal basis of the standards, terminology, policy requirements, asset identification, and the four focus areas for the protection of low impact systems
Audience: Anyone with day to day responsibilities that include NERC CIP requirements. Vendors selling products or services to entities subject to the CIP standards.
NERC CIP Bootcamp – Days 1-3 (24 CPEs)
In addition to the day 1 material discussed above, Days 2-3 present a deep dive into standards CIP-004 through CIP-014, covering every requirement in depth with discussions on compliance approaches.
Audience: Anyone with day to day responsibilities that include NERC CIP requirements at the high or medium impact level. Vendorsselling products or services to entities subject to the CIP standards.
NERC CIP Bootcamp – Days 4-5 (16 CPEs)
Days 4-5 of the Bootcamp provide entity personnel with an understanding of compliance oversight practices employed by the ERO. This includes a detailed explanation of the audit process from preparation, to execution, to post-audit negotiations. Attendees will obtain an understanding of the NERC Rules of Procedures (RoP), Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP), Inherent Risk Assessments (IRA), Internal Controls Evaluation (ICE), and the audit process as documented in the ERO Auditors Handbook. RSAW and evidence preparation and presentation will also be discussed.
Audience: Compliance, regulatory, legal, technical, and security staff that will participate in formal CIP audits, mock audits, or internal compliance reviews.