An introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS). You will be provided the foundation for higher-level ICS training.
This course describes the ICS:
- features and principles
- organizational structure
- relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsPurpose of ICS+Basic Features of ICS+Incident Commander and Command Staff Functions+ICS Facilities
The target audience should include entry-level personnel from local agencies, including representatives from:
- Fire Services
- Law Enforcement (LE)
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
- Public Health (PH)
- Public Works (PW)
- Emergency Management (EM)
Additionally, jurisdictions are strongly encouraged to invite representatives from:
- Local Hazardous Materials (HazMat) teams
- 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 located within or support the jurisdiction
Maximum number of participants: 30
Minimum number of participants: 26
All TEEX NIMS/ICS instructors are certified Department of Homeland Security NIMS/ICS instructors and meet/exceed all requirements needed to teach the ICS-100 course and proctor the ICS-100 examination.