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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, 700 and 800 level training and who will hold supervisory positions within an ICS organization.

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Course Materials:

Advanced Incident Command System agenda

Course Description:

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

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

Objectives :
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