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Certified Floodplain Surveyor Program

Certified Floodplain Surveyor (CFS) Program

This certification program educates surveyors on the forms and processes associated with floodplain properties and the submital 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 initated 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.

CFS Study Guide

If you are preparing for the CFS Certification Course and Exam, the following link will be helpful to you: CFS Study Guide

Specifically, review and become familiar with the NFIP Regulations. The terms and guidelines outlined in those are woven throughout the course and this will help you to maximize the preparatory class time.

2018 CFS Calendar

CFS Course: September 18-20, 2018

CFS Exam: September 21, 2018

West TN AgResearch and Education Center Jackson, TN

CFS Contact

Amy Miller, State NFIP Coordinator
Amy.J.Miller@tn.gov
615-770-1084