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ICS-100: An Introduction to the Incident Command System Q0462

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
Online - Self-Study
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

This foundation-level course is a web-based, self-study, interactive course that introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training.  This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System.

This course was a collaborative development between the U.S. Fire Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Management Institute, and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. Estimated completion time: Four hours.

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