Incident Command System 300 (ICS-300)

This National Incident Management System (NIMS) course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Prerequisites are: Introduction to the Incident Command system ICS 100, Incident Command System for Initial Response ICS 200, Introduction to the National Incident Management System ICS 700, and National Response Framework (NRF) ICS 800 courses.

The course is for anyone serving as command staff, section chiefs, team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, supervisors, branch directors and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff. This is a three day course in length. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, and activities, students, upon course completion, will be provided the knowledge to meet the objectives of the course.  The course will outline how the NIMS Command and Coordination component supports the management of expanding incidents as well as describe the incident management processes as prescribed by ICS. Student interaction and participation will be integral to this process.  

Course Objectives

  • Describe how the National Incident Management System command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.
  • Describe the Incident/Event Management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS.
  • Implement the Incident Management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

By the end of this course, students will be able to demonstrate through activities and a final exam, the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective ICS in expanding incidents.      

Date and Time

Monday to Wednesday, March 20 to 22, 2023
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., $325
SSG Miller Homeland Security Education Center (HEC)                                   


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