How do I perform inspector training prior to being deployed?

Step 1) follow the registration process in the portal. Step 2) When you register on the portal, you will receive an email from with instructions on how to access VanguardEM University and conduct on-line courses which will you will need to log-in and complete for your on-site training.  If you don’t get this email within 24 hours, send an email to Training at the above email.  At a minimum, please complete the ACE4 Training videos. NOTE: reimbursement from FEMA for training is still being negotiated. Take the following modules in Vanguard IS University at some point:

  • Acceptable Damage Descriptions Acknowledgment
  • Inspector Invoicing and Expenses
  • General Conduct and Ethics
  • Vanguard IS Safety Orientation
  • PII and Privacy Awareness
  • ACE4 Inspector Training Video Parts 1-4
  • ACE4 Tablet
  • ACE4 Application Part 1
  • ACE4 Application Part 2
  • Business Code of Ethics
  • Privacy Notice
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement -Inspector NDA
  • Independent Contractor Agreement
  • Training Requirements
  • VIS Travel Policy
  These courses are also recommended for deployment:
  • Customer Service
  • Typical Flood Damages
  • Habitability Repairs Required
  • Habits of a Successful Inspector
  • Interacting with the Applicant

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