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Introduction to Unified Command for All-Hazard Incidents W0609

Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type

2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the lower-division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in emergency management.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-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.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

: PDF 150K

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.

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.

Upcoming offerings

Interested in attending a State or National Weekend Program course?

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Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 20 - 21, 2024 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
Terri Brooks
PA State Fire Academy