IS-700 Introduction to The National Incident Management System-NIMS, in combination with ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System-ICS

IMS710 - 8.00 Hours

Description

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).

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 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).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Course Completion Requirements

Attendance at all course sessions and activities. 

Attendance Requirements

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.

Topics

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

Suggested Audience

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)
  • 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

Other Information

Course size limit

  • Maximum number of participants: 30
  • Minimum number of participants: 26

Contact Information

George Glenn

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

Related Courses

IMS200+IMS800+NFA064FEMA Incident Command System for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents ICS-200 training+Introduction to the National Response Plan (NRP) IS-800 (FEMA)+ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational First RespondersFEMA Incident Command System for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents ICS-200 training+Introduction to the National Response Plan (NRP) IS-800 (FEMA)+ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational First RespondersFEMA Incident Command System for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents ICS-200 training+Introduction to the National Response Plan (NRP) IS-800 (FEMA)+ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational First Responders

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