Introduction to Unified Command for All-Hazard Incidents W0609

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
2-Day On-Campus
Continuing education units
1.2
ACE recommendation
ACE has not reviewed this course.

This two-day course is designed to provide Company Officers (COs) with a better understanding of multiagency needs and a Unified Command structure. The attendees will gain 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.

Prerequisites

Incident Command System (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.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Virginia and North Carolina: Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending. All other states: Apply online.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
March 28 - 29, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Patrick Giacobbe
Executive Development Program Supervisor
Division of State Fire Marshal
352-369-2809
patrick.giacobbe@MyFloridaCFO.com

Patrick Giacobbe
Executive Development Program Manager
Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
352-369-2809
Patrick.Giacobbe@MyFloridaCFO.com

Course coordination plan
April 4 - 5, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

John B. Gilmore Jr
State Training Director
NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services/ Office of Fire Prevention & Control
518-242-5249
john.gilmore@dhses.ny.gov

Brian Benstead
Deputy Chief, Fire Operations & Training Branch
NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services/ Office of Fire Prevention & Control
716-847-3934
brian.benstead@dhses.ny.gov

Course coordination plan
May 2 - 3, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Kent Neiswender
Supervisor - Office of Training and Certification
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety
609-341-3473
kent.neiswender@dca.nj.gov

Course coordination plan
June 6 - 7, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
PA State Fire Academy
717-247-2737
tebrooks@pa.gov

Course coordination plan
July 18 - 19, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

TJ Richardson
Fire Fighter Training Division Region Supervisor
Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division
517-285-6803
richardsont14@michigan.gov

Dan Hammerberg
Fire Fighter Training Division Region Supervisor
Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division
906-399-4399
hammerbergd@michigan.gov

Jeni Binkley
Secretary
Michigan State Firemen's Association
810-635-9513
office@msfassoc.ne

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Filling out the various ICS forms was invaluable.