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EMS Functions in ICS W0166

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services
Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, one semester hour in public safety, emergency management, fire science, or emergency medical services.

In this two-day course, students will practice use of the Incident Command System (ICS) in coordination with other public safety responders.

As a follow-up to ICS-100 and ICS-200 training, this course will present scenarios requiring responders to structure their EMS resources within the guidance of National Incident Management System ICS, as appropriate to the needs of the different incident types.

Through simulation and role-playing, students will demonstrate the implementation of EMS components in an ICS at incidents.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 216KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 143KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

Emergency response personnel with responsibilities to implement the initial EMS functions of an ICS at incidents.


ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

IS-201 forms used for the development of the Incident Action Plan.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 26 - 27, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jamey Brads
Training Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Dereck Baker
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan
July 30 - 31, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy

Tom Cook
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy

Course coordination plan