Emergency Management Classes

Emergency Management Classes - Homeland Security


ICS 100-700

This course is designed to cover the FEMA-approved core topics for ICS-100 and ICS-700.  ICS-100 covers the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System (ICS).  ICS-700 explains the purpose, principles, key components, and benefits of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), which provides a nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. Both training components include a final exam.


ICS 200

ICS-200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during and incident or event with the Incident Command System (ICS).  ICS-200 provides training on resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within ICS. This course includes a final exam.  Prerequisite:  ICS-100.


ICS 300

This course provides greater description and details of the Incident Command System (ICS) organization and operations, including application of essential principles and description of air operations. There are five modules: Organization and Staffing, Organizing for Incidents and Events, Resources Management, Air Operations and Incident and Event Planning. This course includes a final exam.  Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-700.


ICS 400

This course emphasizes large-scale organization development, roles and relationships of the primary staff, the planning, operational, logistical and fiscal consideration related to a large and complex incident and event management. It describes the application of Area Command and the importance of interagency coordination during complex incidents and events. This course includes a final exam.  Prerequisites:  ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300.


Weapons of Mass Destruction

This course covers the basic concepts and operation procedures and authorities involved in preparing for and/or responding to disasters or incidents of terrorism. Topics include, but not limited to federal, state, and local roles and responsibilities in disaster recovery, sociology of disasters, history of terrorism, risk assessment, and Emergency Operation Centers. Upon completion, students should be able to operate within the emergency management framework.