National Incident Management System
NIMS ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents.
The ICS-300 course is 2-days (16-hours) providing training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the incident command system (ICS). The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 courses.
Who should attend: Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or type 3 or above incidents.
Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.
NIMS ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System (ICS), Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents.
The ICS-400 course is 2-days (18-hours) providing training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in IS-700, IS-800, ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses. These earlier courses are prerequisites for ICS-400.
The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multiagency Coordination Group.
NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific: Safety Officer (SOFR) Course (L954)
This Safety Officer (SOFR) course is designed to provide local-and State-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective SOFR on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) or local Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the safety needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Safety Officer on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.
Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on Type III or IV AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.
Required: ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents; IS-100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS); IS-200.b, Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and IS-700.a, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction.
Recommended: ICS-400, Advanced Incident Command System (ICS), Command and General Staff—Complex Incidents.
Course Length: 4 days