ICS 300 Virtual: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents
This 20-hour course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 and 200 courses. (Both are pre- requisites for ICS 300.) The course also allows those identified personnel, including public health personnel, to comply with ICS level 300 training. This is a requirement for those jurisdictions that choose to comply with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) to ensure they continue receiving their federal preparedness funding grants.
ICS Fundamentals Review
- Explain ICS staffing fundamentals and organization, including reporting and working relationships, information flow, and transfer of command
- Match responsibility statements to each ICS organizational element
- Define and identify the primary features of unified command. Describe the unified command organization and functions in a multi-jurisdictional or multiagency incident. Demonstrate roles and reporting relationships under a unified command in single and multi-jurisdictional incidents.
Incident Management Operations
- Describe methods and tools used to assess incident/event complexity
- Describe the five steps in transferring and assuming incident command
- Identify the key principles of incident management operations
- Describe the process for developing incident objectives, strategies, and tactics.
- Identify and describe four basic principles of resource management
- Identify the basic steps involved in managing incident resources
- Demonstrate proper use of ICS forms
- Identify the importance of and explain the differences between planning for incidents or events
- Discuss major planning steps, including logistical concerns, cost-benefit analysis, situational understanding, plan development, implementation, and evaluation
Demobilization, Transfer of Command, Closeout
- Identify policies, procedures, and responsibilities for demobilization and transfer of command.