This course addresses training requirements for law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services, emergency management, hazardous materials and public works officials who are expected to be part of the leadership and management team that will likely respond to an event involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Office of Domestic Preparedness.
This course is designed to cover the FEMA-approved core topics for ICS-100 and ICS-700. ICS-100 covers the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-700 explains the purpose, principles, key components, and benefits of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), which provides a nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. Both training components include a final exam.
This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event with the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within ICS. This course includes a final exam. Prerequisite: ICS-100.
This course provides greater description and details of the Incident Command System (ICS) organization and operations, including application of essential principles and description of air operations. There are five modules: Organization and Staffing, Organizing for Incidents and Events, Resources Management, Air Operations and Incident and Event Planning. This course includes a final exam. Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-700.
This course emphasizes large-scale organization development, roles and relationships of the primary staff, the planning, operational, logistical and fiscal consideration related to a large and complex incident and event management. It describes the application of Area Command and the importance of interagency coordination during complex incidents and events. This course includes a final exam. Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300.
This course introduces the National Response Plan (NRP). It is intended for DHS and other federal staff responsible for implementing the NRP, and tribal, state, local, and private sector emergency management professionals.
To be conducted at East and Alexander Center. Prerequisites include completing two online courses prior to the course begin date. Class limited to 40 students at each site.