IMS710 – 8.00 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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.
This course introduces you to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS).
It describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System and explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Attendance at all course sessions and activities.
Participants Must Provide
- a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed
Upon successful completion, you will be able to:
- The intent of NIMS
- The key concepts and principles underlying NIMS
- The purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management
- The purpose of the National Integration Center
- The purpose of ICS
- The basic features of ICS
- The Incident Commander and Command Staff functions
- ICS Facilities
Includes entry level personnel from local agencies, and 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)
- 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
Course size limit
- Maximum number of participants: 30
- Minimum number of participants: 26