IMS300 – 20.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s 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

Building on the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses, this ICS 300 course focuses on the Incident Command System (ICS) for supervisors in expanding incidents. 

ICS 300 outlines how the NIMS Command and Coordination component supports the management of expanding incidents as well as describes the incident management processes as prescribed by ICS. This course has a threaded activity that will give students the opportunity to practice implementing the incident management process and creating an Incident Action Plan (IAP) for a simulated expanding incident.  This course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Enhance your Incident command skills and focuses on new concepts of the ICS.

You will participate in group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the ICS.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Completion of a post-test upon completion of the course achieving a score of at least 75%.

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.

Recommended

Experience using concepts and principles from ICS-100 and ICS-200 in a response or exercise.

Topics

  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) Command and Management component at expanding incidents
  • Incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Incident management process on a simulated incident
  • Incident Action Plan (IAP) for a simulated incident

Suggested Audience

This course assists any person that has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an expanding incident that may require a higher level of NIMS/ICS training from the following disciplines/services:

  • Fire Service
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
  • Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Public Health (PH)
  • Public Works (PW)
  • Emergency Management (EM)
  • Government administrative
  • Private sector and military (if invited by the host jurisdiction)
  • County, state, and federal agency personnel who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents.

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 instructors and meet/exceed all requirements needed to teach the ICS-300 course and proctor the ICS-300 examination.

Contact Information

Preparedness Program

Phone: (979) 458-5645
Email: preparedness@teex.tamu.edu

I didn’t get to say thank you before I left class so I wanted to take a moment and say thank you. Your class was excellent and I really appreciate the effort that you put into it. The material presented was effectively put together to ensure that we got the most out of it. I could really tell that you enjoy what you do. I have been training for quite some time and can tell that your passion is extremely high.

— Ryan Taylor, Student, Witt | O’Brien’s
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