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NIMS / ICS

    The Incident Command System, or ICS, is a standardized modular approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response and management.  ICS is part of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) which is implemented through FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security.  All ICS courses are taught by a qualified instructors that have completed MGT-906 (ICS 449) and are certified through FEMA and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management as ICS Instructors.  ICS can be applied not only to response agencies, but also to private sector corporations and nongovernmental organizations as a means to manage emergency situations or even daily operations.

IS-100.C Introduction to the Incident Command System
Average Runtime: 8 hrs
(+ 1 hour lunch break if done in one day)

ICS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  This is the in-person classroom version of the online training course.  

PLEASE NOTE: This course features a digital online course exam, students must bring or have access to a web-capable device in order to complete the exam and get their certificate.


Course Prerequisites:

-None

-Students must have a FEMA SID Number (See link above)

IS-200.B ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
Average Runtime: 12.5 hrs
(Typically divided into one 8 hr and one 6 hr day, with 1 hr lunch break each day) 

ICS-200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.  This is the in-person classroom version of the online training course.


Course Prerequisites:

-IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System is required.

-Completion of IS-700.A National Incident Management System (NIMS) an introduction, is recommended.

-Students must have a FEMA SID Number (See link above)

ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
Average Runtime: 21 hrs
(Typically divided into three 8 hr days, with 1 hr lunch break each day)

ICS-300 provides an in-depth focus on the NIMS Incident Command System (ICS) that includes the tools, practices and procedures that are available in ICS to effectively manage emergency incidents or planned events. Expanding upon ICS-100 and ICS-200, this course ensures that responders understand the basic ICS concepts that allow an incident management organization to expand and contract as needed to fit the incident and maintain its operational effectiveness.


Course Prerequisites:

-IS-100

-IS-200

-IS-700

-IS-800

-Students must have a FEMA SID Number (See link above)

ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command System
Average Runtime: 16 hrs
(Typically divided into two 9 hr days, with 1 hr lunch break each day)

ICS-400 provides training and resources for responders who require advanced application of the ICS by providing overall incident management skills rather than tactical expertise. Expanding upon information covered in ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses, ICS-400 emphasizes large-scale organizational development, roles and relationships of the command and general staff, and planning, operational, logistical and fiscal considerations related to large and complex incident and event management. The course also describes the application of Area Command and the importance of interagency coordination on complex incidents and events.


Course Prerequisites:

-IS-100

-IS-200

-IS-300

-IS-700

-IS-800

-Students must have a FEMA SID Number (See link above)

ICS-402 ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials
Average Runtime: 4 hrs

The purpose of this course is an overview to familiarize Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) with incident Command System (ICS) principles and their role in supporting incident management. Additional courses are available to learn more about ICS. Further ICS courses and experience are required to qualify to serve in the Command and General Staff positions.

Course Prerequisites:
-None

G0191 ICS/EOC Interface Workshop
Average Runtime: 8 hrs
(+ 1 hr lunch break if done in one day)

The course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

Course Prerequisites:
-IS-100
-IS-200
-Students must have a FEMA SID Number (See link above)

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Phone: (541)-321-0651

All ICS courses are presentation based and some feature accompanying videos and sound during the training.
We can provide our own AV equipment if your facility does not have a space that is AV equipped.

PLEASE NOTE:  We require a minimum of 8 students per ICS course in order to effectively do the exercises.  Due to limited instructors able to teach this course, we currently limit the class size to 20 students per Instructor.  However we are able to do multiple classes to accommodate your needs.

Want to setup a special training for your group?  Looking to request training we don't currently have on our calendar?  Or want us to come out to your site and hold a class?  Use the form below to contact us about setting up specialized or private classes.


  • We accept training requests and will schedule classes for groups of 8 or more.  


  • Have less than 8?  That's okay, you can either schedule a special small group class (at an increased rate) or join a                    waitlist until we have enough people to put on a class.

  • Have a lot of people?  We offer group discounts, please contact us for more information.

  • Want use to come to you?  We do that too!  We will come to your site and do classes for groups of 8 or more.  We charge a       flat fee of $1.00 per mile roundtrip from Junction City, Oregon to your site.  If you are located in our service area (Junction         City, Coburg, Corvallis, Elmira, Eugene, Harrisburg, Halsey, Monroe, Springfield, or Veneta) travel to your site is Free. 
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