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Posted 05/01/2014


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It is recommented that courses 100 and 700 are taken for all EMS providers.
A list of on-line courses on the FEMA web site may be viewed by clicking here...

Read info below about NIMS 100 and 700


NIMS ICS-100 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS

All Federal, State, territorial, tribal, private sector and nongovernmental personnel at the
following levels of responsibility in emergency management operations first-line supervisor
(Sergeant/Lieutenant), mid-level management (Captain/Shift Commander) and command (Battalion
Chief/Division Chief/ District Commander/PIO) and general staff
(Operations/Planning/Logistics/Finance-Admin).*

Course Overview and Introduction:

http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b


To obtain the ICS-100 course materials or take the course online go to
http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is100.asp

The course is designed to be taken online or course materials may be downloaded and used in a group
or classroom setting. Answer sheets may be obtained by calling the EMI Independent Study Office at
(301) 447-1256 or ordered online at: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ansreq.asp

Approved ICS-100 level training may be developed and conducted by Federal, State, tribal, and local
agencies as well as private training vendors however it must include the following topics and
objectives.
∗ Purpose of ICS: Identify requirements to use ICS, three purposes of ICS and common incident
tasks.
∗ Basic Features of ICS: Describe the basic features of ICS.
∗ Incident Commander and Command Staff Functions: Describe the role and function of the Incident
Commander and Command Staff.
∗ General Staff Functions: Describe the role and function of the Operations, Planning, Logistics
and
Finance/Administration sections.
∗ Facilities: Describe the six basic ICS facilities, identify facilities that may be located
together, and identify
facility map symbols.
∗ Common Responsibilities: Describe common mobilization responsibilities and common
responsibilities at
an incident, list individual accountability responsibilities, and describe common demobilization
responsibilities.

* All Federal, State, Tribal and local emergency personnel need to decide who within their
organizations should take this training.
 


IS-700 NIMS AWARENESS TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS

Who must take IS-700 NIMS? All personnel with a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident
management or response must complete NIMS IS-700.

IS-700 NIMS: An Introduction is a Web-based awareness level course that explains NIMS components,
concepts and principles. Although it is designed to be taken online interactively, course materials
may be downloaded and used in a group or classroom setting.

To obtain the ICS-100 course materials or take the course online go to
http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700.asp


Who must take IS-700?

Executive Level Political and government leaders, agency and organization administrators and
department heads; personnel that fill ICS roles as Unified Commanders, Incident Commanders, Command
Staff, General Staff in either Area Command or single incidents; senior level Multi-Agency
Coordination System personnel; senior emergency managers; and Emergency Operations Center Command
or General Staff.

Managerial Level Agency and organization management between the executive level and first level
supervision; personnel who fill ICS roles as Branch Directors, Division/Group Supervisors, Unit
Leaders, technical specialists, strike team and task force leaders, single resource leaders and
field supervisors; midlevel Multi-Agency Coordination System personnel; EOC Section Chiefs, Branch
Directors, Unit Leaders; and other emergency management/response personnel who require a higher
level of ICS/NIMS Training.

Responder Level Emergency response providers and disaster workers, entry level to managerial
level including Emergency Medical Service personnel; firefighters; medical personnel; police
officers; public health personnel; public work/utility personnel; and other emergency management
response personnel.


Note: Multi-Agency Coordination System personnel include those persons who are charged with
coordinating and supporting incident management activities. These emergency management personnel
typically function from an emergency operations center.

 


 


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