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ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents O0465

Please Note: This course is scheduled and delivered through your State's Fire Training Agency. Please contact your State Fire Training Agency for more information.
Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

This three-day course is designed for those emergency response personnel who would function in a Command or General Staff position during a large, complex incident or event or personnel who are or would likely be part of a local or regional Incident Management Team during a major incident, whether single agency, multiagency or Unified Command.

Selection criteria

  • Must successfully complete prerequisite courses Incident Command System  (ICS)-100 and ICS-200 or equivalent prior to being accepted for this course.
  • Have a working knowledge of the ICS.
  • Have an agency or individual need to meet National Incident Management System required training.
  • Have responsibility within your organization to function in a Command and/or General Staff position.


Recommended: Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.

Post-course requirements