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Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team N0305

Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type

5-day off-campus

ACE recommendation

There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

This course focuses on the importance of developing and operating as a functional U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT).This course meets the needs of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework (NRF).

This course will assist individual responders to perform as viable team members by:

  • Demonstrating the goals of NIMS and NRF.
  • Emphasizing the nature and purpose of a USFA Type 3 AHIMT so that others in the community and emergency services are more willing and able to assist within various components of their local USFA Type 3 AHIMT.Demonstrating the critical role that leadership and teamwork skills play in the success of a USFA Type 3 AHIMT.
  • Providing a basic framework for building and maintaining critical interpersonal communications and working together as a team member of a USFA Type 3 AHIMT.
  • Offering practical experience of on-scene operations through extensive exercises and simulations, as well as through post-course refresher training, by providing students with the opportunity to perform as members of a USFA Type 3 AHIMT during a mock incident management situation.

This course is intended to be taught at the introductory level for participation on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Students in this course should include all interdisciplinary emergency response personnel, such as fire protection and law enforcement personnel, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responders, staff members of departments of public works and departments of public health, emergency management, mass care, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and members of various community and tribal groups offering critical emergency response services.

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level, ICS-200-level training, ICS-300-level training, IS-700.B and IS 800.C. Preferred course is ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System, Command and General Staff. Chief's signature on application attests that the applicant has completed the required training.