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ICS 300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents

July 31 - August 2

Course Description:
NOTE: This course is delivered by individual agencies/jurisdictions and is only delivered by FEMA for FEMA employees. Please contact your state Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for details on dates, location, and course delivery specifics.

Distance Learning version of this course is delivered over a 5 day period (6.5 hours per day). Distance Learning indicates Instructor Led Training (ILT) in a virtual format.

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses.

The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU. G courses do not receive IACET CEUs.

Selection Criteria: Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents.

Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how the National Incident Management System Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.
  • Describe the Incident/Event Management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS.
  • Implement the Incident Management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

Other Prerequisites:
Participants must have successfully completed:

  • IS0100, Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS0200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • IS0700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
  • IS0800, National Response Framework, An Introduction

Recommended: Experience using concepts and principles from ICS 100, ICS 200, and use of skills in a response or exercise.
Primary Core Capability: Planning
Secondary Core Capability(s): Operational Coordination

Course Schedule:


Training Provider: Emergency Management Institute

Delivery Type(s): Mobile/Non-Resident, Residential, Virtual

Duration (in Hours): 21.0

Continuing Education Units: General: 2.1

Duration (in Days): 3.0


July 31
August 2
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