FEMA Independent Study (IS) and Incident Command System (ICS) courses can help prepare you to coordinate with partners from different levels of government, private, and non-profit sectors.
There are still 6 seats available for ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command System in Newcastle this week. This course provides training and resources for advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS); and, expands upon information covered in ICS-300 and its prerequisite courses. If you already completed ICS 300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents and would like to enroll for this week’s ICS 400 course, you are welcome to contact Johnny Wingate.
Date/Time: 8:00-5:00 on Wed, February 11th and Fri, February 13th
Event Contact: Johnny Wingate
Are you interested in future ICS 300 and ICS 400 courses?
You can begin by completing the following prerequisites online (the following order is recommended):
IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
IS-100.b: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
Introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
IS-800.b: National Response Framework, An Introduction
This course describes the purpose of the National Response Framework; the roles and responsibilities of entities; actions that support national response; response organizations used for multiagency coordination; and, how planning relates to national preparedness.
Other recommended courses include:
IS-288.A: The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management
The goal of this course is to increase awareness of the roles and responsibilities of voluntary agencies in emergency management by providing a basic understanding of the history, roles, and services of disaster relief voluntary agencies in providing disaster assistance. It is appropriate for both the general public and those involved in emergency management operations.