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The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM®)
certification is offered by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). For more information about the CFM certification, applying for the exam, studying for the exam and much more...visit the ASFPM website www.floods.org, or utilize the following links:
Click here to apply for the CFM Exam
Click here for CFM exam preparation information
Click here to join ASFPM as a member
To see who near you is already CFM Certified, view the current list on the
Each year at the TN AFPM Annual Conference, the CFM exam will be offered. In order to take the exam, you must complete and submit to ASFPM your completed application along with the appropriate fee to ASFPM at least two weeks prior to the date of the exam.
Certified Floodplain Surveyor (CFS) Program
This certification program educates surveyors on the forms and processes associated with floodplain properties and the submittal of Elevation Certificates. To become CFS certified, licensed surveyors must successfully complete the three-day certification seminar and exam. PDH's are awarded for the seminar; however no PDH credit is given for the exam. The specific topics covered in the course are: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FIRM Maps, NFIP Regulations and Elevation Certificates, Letters of Map Correction and Letters of Map Correction Processing. The State of Tennessee initiated the program in 2017. The State of Tennessee NFIP Office in partnership with the Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS) offers this annual course for surveyors seeking to add this certification to their resume.
Certified Floodplain Surveyor (CFS) Class
Registration is now available for the upcoming CFS Class - September 18-21st.
for more information.