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Course Description

This 24 hour Incident Command System course is designed for Chief Officers. Consists of four modules developed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group to meet the needs of command officers managing complex emergency incidents. Advanced ICS expands upon much of the material covered in the I-300 class. Emphasizes large-scale development; roles and relationships of primary staff, the planning, operational, logistical and fiscal considerations related to large and complex incident and event management. Describes the application of Area Command and the importance of interagency coordination on complex incidents and events. This is a pass/no pass course. PREREQUISITE: I-300, Intermediate ICS or an equivalent working knowledge of ICS. Chief Office rank or Captains who are qualified by their agency to serve as Acting Battalion Chief. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.

Learning Outcomes

  • Select methods and procedures to mitigate a simulated incident.
  • Interpret data to identify the elements involved in an incident/event.
  • Describe the duties of all positions including Area Command, Unified Command, Multi-Agency Coordination Systems and Emergency Operations Centers and provide examples of proper management skills for complex emergency incidents/events.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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