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

IMS700 - 8.00 Hours

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.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute 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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

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

Suggested 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

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    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.

    Contact Information

    George Glenn

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

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