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Introduction to Unified Command for All-Hazard Incidents F0609

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in emergency management, emergency response operations, or fire science.

This two-day course is designed to provide Company Officers (COs) with a better understanding of multiagency needs and a Unified Command structure. This course will provide the attendees with an understanding of the requirements of a Unified Command organization and provide learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate effectively in complex incidents.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

The primary audience for the course is fire department COs, first responders, chief officers, and others who would function in a Command or General Staff position during a multiagency operation.

Further specification for the audience includes officers who have command responsibilities, are upwardly mobile and act in the position of a Command Officer, would function in a Command or General Staff position during a Unified Command operation, and are initially responsible for setting up the Incident Command organization.



Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
February 22 - 23, 2022 Odessa, Texas

Tony Lenard
Regional Manager - Region 4
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Scott Matthews
Project Manager
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Kris Norred
Training Captain
Odessa Fire Department

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Provides a good introduction into the Unified Command process.