IMS700 – 8.00 Hours

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 to get the latest schedule.

Course 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.

Course Completion Requirements

Attendance at all course sessions and activities. 

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

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

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 | Toll-Free: (979) 458-3453
Email: George.Glenn@teex.tamu.edu

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