**HYBRID EVENT - IN PERSON or ONLINE**
Join us for our NERC CIP Bootcamp in Boston, Massachusetts. Our NERC CIP Bootcamp is for industry professionals seeking a full knowledge of the NERC CIP standards and associated compliance oversight processes.
Staff at EnergySec Member organizations may be eligible for a discount. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
About the Course
CIP Deep Dive (Days 1-3)
This course begins with foundational knowledge of the CIP standards by addressing 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. Next the course deep dives into standards CIP-004 through CIP-014, covering every requirement in depth with discussions on compliance approaches.
Audit Prep+ (Days 4-5)
The NERC CIP Audit Preparation course provides 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.
Participants will receive:
· Online ticket includes access to attend an in-person class within 12 months from the date of purchase, and access to the On-Demand course
· An electronic copy of our curriculum and presentation slides
· Full-color printed book is available upon request.
· Access to an online repository of reference documents used in the course.
· Access (for a minimum of 1 year) to a library of recorded videos for deep dives into select areas (under development)
· During the course period participants will receive: Email access to an expert instructor to address questions that arise during the course period.
Hotel Room Information
Courtyard Boston Downtown
275 Tremont Street / Boston MA USA, 02116
The nightly discounted room rate for this is event is $289.+tax. In addition, the hotel offers valet parking only at a rate of $60 per night. The room rate is guaranteed until 9/03/2023 or until the block is sold out. You can reserve your room with our discounted rate by following this link or by contacting the hotel directly at 617-426-1400. If you call, make sure you mention you're with the EnergySec group so you will get the special conference rate.
As part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, EnergySec is developing competency-based credentials related to our CIP education program. Participation in a Credential Pathway is currently complimentary for any interested student, subject to participation requirements. Sign up here to participate in this program.
Certificates of completion will be provided after the class as documentation for Continuing Professional Education credit. The full CIP Bootcamp typically counts for 40 CPE hours and such will be reflected on the course certificate. Attendees should consult the CPE/CEU standards for their specific certifications or credentials to determine whether this course qualifies. EnergySec is unable to submit CPEs on behalf of attendees.