ICS 100 Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System

Duration: 1 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). For courses offered outside the U.S.A., this course can be explained within the context of a company's system or the country where it operates. 



Persons involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.


Prerequisites:  None


Unit 1:      Course Overview

Unit 2:      ICS Overview

Unit 3:      ICS Features and Principles 

Unit 4:      Incident Commander and Command Staff Functions

Unit 5:      General Staff Functions

Unit 6:      ICS Facilities

Unit 7:      Common Responsibilities

Unit 8:      Course Summary 


A certificate of compliance with the NIMS ICS is given, according to the rules and methodology of FEMA. 

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