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Incident Command System Courses

Format: Resident, Exportable

Homeland Security Presidential Directive-5 requires all Federal Departments and Agencies to adopt National Incident Management System for domestic incident management. NIMS and the National Response Framework established an all-discipline, all-hazards approach to the management of domestic incidents.

On Nov. 29, 2005, the Deputy Secretary of Defense signed Implementation of the National Response Framework and National Response Plan, which requires the Department of Defense to fully implement the NIMS. These courses provide individual and service specific hands-on didactic training with NIMS.

The Emergency Management Institute, located at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmetsburg, MD, offers a broad range of NIMS-related training, on-line and in-resident. With the support of EMI and the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Division of Emergency Management, DMRTI provides several courses needed for individuals to become NIMS compliant.

The following courses are delivered in an instructor-led classroom training only:

  • ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents - This course provides training on resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the IS-100 and IS-200 courses.
    • Prerequisite Courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800
  • ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System, Command and General Staff - This course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the IS-100 through ICS-300 courses.
    • Prerequisite Courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800, ICS-300

ICS courses are exportable. Please email the course contact for further information.

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Note: Nominations for this course close 60 days prior to course date. If you would like to enroll in the course after the closing date; please contact your service representative.

Upcoming Courses

 Dates Location   Enrollment
None scheduled   Email the Disaster Managemen section for enrollment instructions

Last Updated: June 03, 2024
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