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List of Courses

I-700 NIMS: An Introduction

Hours:

4

Prerequisites:

None

Min/Max:

15/50

Description:

NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. This course introduces NIMS and explains the purpose, principles, key components and benefits of NIMS. The course also contains “Planning Activity” exercises that provide participants with an opportunity to complete some planning tasks during this course. This course meets training requirements to become NIMS compliant.

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I-100 Introduction to Incident Command

Hours:

2

Prerequisites:

I-700

Min/Max:

15/50

Description:

This course will introduce students to the Incident Command System (ICS), providing a foundation for higher-level ICS training. The course will cover the history, features, principles, and organizational structure of ICS, as well as the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS “Baseline Training” requirement for I-100.

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I-200 ICS for SIngle Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Hours:

12

Prerequisites:

I-100

Min/Max:

15/30

Description:

This course will enable personnel to operate efficiently within the Incident Command System (ICS) during an incident or event. The course will focus on the management of single resources.

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I-800 National Response Plan: An Introduction

Hours:

4

Prerequisites:

I-700

Min/Max:

15/50

Description:

The National Response Plan, or NRP, specifies how the resources of the Federal Government will work in concert with State, local, and tribal governments and the private sector to respond to Incidents of National Significance. The NRP is predicated on the National Incident Management System, or NIMS. This course introduces you to the NRP, including the concept of operations upon which the plan is built, roles and responsibilities of the key players, and the organizational structures used to manage these resources. The NRP provides a framework to ensure that we can all work together when our Nation is threatened. This course meets training requirements to become NIMS compliant.

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ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Hours:

24

Prerequisites:

Either NIMS: ICS for the Fire Service; or equivalent 100 and 200 level ICS courses.

Min/Max:

15/30

ACE Credit Recommendation:

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in emergency management, fire science, Homeland Security, fire technology or fire administration. As of July 2014, this course is recommended for 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, or emergency management at the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category (7/14).

POST:

24 hrs Technical

CEUs:

EMS Non Core-24

Description:

The Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents course provides training on, and resources for, personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. Topics covered include: Unified Command; Incident assessment and incident objectives; the Planning process; Incident resource management; Demobilization; and, Transfer of command.

This class is part of the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.

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ICS 400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents

Hours:

16

Prerequisites:

ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Min/Max:

15/30

ACE Credit Recommendation:

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in emergency management, fire science, Homeland Security, fire technology or fire administration. As of July 2014, this course is recommended for 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, or emergency management at the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category. (7/14).

POST:

16 hrs Technical

CEUs:

EMS Non Core-16

Description:

The Advanced Incident Command System, Command and General Staff-Complex Incidents course provides training on, and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses topics include: Complex incident management; Area command; and Multi-agency coordination.

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NIMS: Incident Command System for the Fire Service (ICS-100 and ICS-200)

Hours:

12

Prerequisites:

I-100, IS-700

Min/Max:

15/30

ACE Credit Recommendation:

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, emergency management, or public administration (7/14).

POST:

2-hrs Legal, 5-hrs Technical, 5-hrs Skill, 4-hrs Interpersonal

CEUs:

EMS CEUs-Non Core-12

Description:

This course meets the needs of emergency response personnel with the responsibilities to implement and/or function within a departmental Incident Command System (ICS). This program addresses the need for incident management systems, an overview of the structure and expandable nature of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by departmental officers to effectively use ICS guidelines, an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and scenario practice on how to apply ICS. In addition resource information will be provided for setting up and implementing an ICS.

This class is part of the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.

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