Introduction to ICS, (ICS-100) / Basic ICS, (ICS-200) FEMA Training

IMS120 - 20.50 Hours

Description

This course is designed to enable you to operate efficiently during an incident or event using the Incident Command System (ICS). The course introduces ICS, explains basic concepts for managing all-hazards emergencies or planned events, and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training. Providing training and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS. This course also prepares personnel to coordinate with response partners from all levels of government and the private sector. 

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course is designed to enable you to operate efficiently during an incident or event using the Incident Command System (ICS). The course introduces ICS, explains basic concepts for managing all-hazards emergencies or planned events, and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training. Providing training and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS. This course also prepares personnel to coordinate with response partners from all levels of government and the private sector. 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Upon completion of the course, score an 75% on a written examination. 

Attendance Requirements

Course Specific Attendance Requirement

Students must attend all sessions of the course in order to complete the course of instruction.

Recommended

Topics

Purpose of ICS +Basic Features of ICS +Incident Commander and Command Staff functions +ICS Facilities +Leadership and Management+Delegation of Authority and Management by Objective+Functional Areas and Positions+Briefings+Organizational Flexibility+Transfer of Command

Suggested Audience

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)

Jurisdictions are strongly encouraged to invite representatives from:

  • Local Hazardous Materials (HazMat) teams
  • 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 located within or support the jurisdiction.

Other Information

Course size

  • Maximum number of participants 40
  • Minimum number of participants 26

Contact Information

George  Glenn

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3537 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

IMS300+IMS400ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents+ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACSICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents+ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACSICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents+ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACS

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