Emergency Management -
Course Code: E/L - 950 Curriculum Area: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific
Course Title: Incident Commander (IC) Course
Course Description: This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective IC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories:
1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and
2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Incident Commander on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Teams (AHIMT), or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.
Required: IS 100, 200, 700, 800; ICS 300 and ICS 400
Course Length: 5 days