ICEM | Incident Command System (ICS) | ICS 100

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Incident Command System (ICS) | ICS 100

Incident Command System (ICS) | ICS 100 begins with an introduction to  what and why of the Incident Command System. The course then further discusses the organisation of such a system, the various positions in the system, their functions and also runs through various real life scenarios, with questions on how ICS relates to it.

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the principles and basic structure of the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Describe the NIMS management characteristics that are the foundation of the ICS
  • Describe the ICS functional areas and the roles of the Incident Commander and Command Staff
  • Describe the General Staff roles within ICS
  • Identify how NIMS management characteristics apply to ICS for a variety of roles and discipline areas

An excerpt from the Incident Command System (ICS) | ICS 100

ICS is based on the following 14 proven NIMS management characteristics, each of which contributes to the strength and efficiency of the overall system:

  • Common Terminology
  • Modular Organization
  • Management by Objectives
  • Incident Action Planning
  • Manageable Span of Control
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Comprehensive Resource Management
  • Integrated Communications
  • Establishment and Transfer of Command
  • Unified Command
  • Chain of Command and Unity of Command
  • Accountability
  • Dispatch or Deployment
  • Information and Intelligence Management
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Course Content

ICEM | Incident Command System (ICS) | ICS 100

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – ICS Overview
  • Lesson 2 – NIMS Management Characteristics
  • Lesson 3 – ICS Functional Areas and Command Staff Roles
  • Lesson 4 – General Staff Roles
  • Lesson 5A – How ICS Applies to You | Part A
  • Lesson 5B – How ICS Applies to You | Part B

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