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ICS-400: Advanced ICS

Category: ICS - Fundamentals

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Prerequisites:

This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel that have successfully completed Incident Command I-100, 200, 300, IS-700b and IS-800d level training and who will hold supervisory positions within an ICS organization.

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Course Materials:

Generic ICS-400 Agenda
virtual ICS-400 generic agenda

Course Description:

This 2-day course meets all the requirements and training needs of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for Advanced Incident Command System training.

This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel that have successfully completed Incident Command I-100, I-200, ICS-300, IS-700b and IS-800d level training and who will hold supervisory positions within an ICS organization.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize principal responsibilities for each Command and General Staff member
  • Describe the roles of deputies and assistants in incident management
  • Describe the purposes and responsibilities of agency representatives, reporting relationships, and how they can be effectively used within the incident organization
  • Describe areas of cost sharing which might apply under a Unified Command structure
  • List the principal factors often found in, or related to, major and / or complex incidents
  • List the four expansion options for incident organization and describe the conditions under which they would be applied
  • Define Area Command
  • Identify differences between Area Command, Unified Command, Multi-agency Coordination Systems, and Emergency Operations Centers
  • List the principal advantages of using Area Command.
  • Describe how, when, and where Area Command would be established
  • Describe the Area Command organization
  • Identify six primary functional responsibilities of Area Command

































The classroom version of this course is delivered over two days (14 to 16 hours).

The virtual version of this course is delivered over three days of 5.5 hours per day or fewer via MS TEAMs.

Continuing Education Units: 1.3