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Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS-700 (FEMA)

IMS700  - 8.00 Hours

Schedule

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements. For more information about this course
or to schedule a class, please contact us at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and non-governmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
 
You will learn about the development of NIMS and the importance of a nationwide approach for responding to all-hazard incidents.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Key concepts and principles underlying NIMS
  • NIMS Components: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management
  • National Integration Center

Audience

The target audience should include entry level personnel from local agencies, including representatives from:
  • Fire Service
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Public Health (PH)
  • Public Works (PW)
  • Emergency Management (EM)
 
Additionally, jurisdictions are strongly encouraged to invite representatives from:
  • Local Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
  • Rescue
  • Emergency communications organizations
  • Other governmental and quasi-governmental agencies
  • Organizations such as school systems and the National Guard
  • Other non-governmental, private industry, and federal emergency response agencies
  • Representatives from higher education institutions that are located within or support the jurisdiction

Contact Information

George Glenn

Training Manager

Phone: (979) 458-3537
George.Glenn@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Course size

  • Maximum number of participants: 30
  • Minimum number of participants: 26

Instructor qualifications

All TEEX NIMS/ICS instructors are certified Department of Homeland Security NIMS/ICS instructors and meet/exceed all requirements needed to teach the IS-700 course and proctor the IS-700 examination.


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