IMS344 – 16.00 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 trains emergency response supervisors and mid-to-upper-level managers in the skills necessary to effectively plan for and manage a large-scale incident by applying and implementing an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, command and management team approach. The course places specific emphasis on Incident Action Plan (IAP) development and resource management processes.
The course concludes with a practical application role-play exercise customized to the community in which the course is delivered.
- IS-100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), ICS-100
- IS-200.b, FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS-200 training
- ICS-300, Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents
- IS-700.a, Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
- IS-800.b, National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction.
Course Completion Requirements
Participants Must Provide
- a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.
To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.
Experience using concepts and principles from ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 in a response or exercise.
- Special management challenges for major incidents/events
- Area Command
- Multi-Agency Coordination Systems
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.
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- ACE American Council on Education (ACE)
Course size limit
- Maximum number of participants: 30
- Minimum number of participants: 26