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NIMS Training
All Members MUST take and complete NIMS IS-100b, IS-200b, IS-700, and IS-800.  
A link is provided at the bottom of the page which will take you to each course, The courses required are high lighted in yellow. After completing the online course 
Click the Final Exam link provided and complete the test. You should receive a course completion certificate with a passing grade. 
Please bring the certificate to the chiefs office so it may be placed in your file. 
If you have any questions please feel free to contact any one of the chiefs.

IS-700.a NIMS An Introduction

Course Overview

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). 

 NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the intent of NIMS.
  2. Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS. 
  3. Describe the purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management.
  4. Describe the purpose of the National Integration Center.

Note: This course provides a basic introduction to NIMS. It is not designed to replace Incident Command System and position-specific training.

Primary Audience

Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.





Course Length

The overall length of the course will vary for each individual.  IS 700.a takes approximately 3 hours.                   

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IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100

Course Date: 10/12/2010

Course Overview

EMI has revised the ICS 100 course to reflect lessons learned since its release in 2006. This course is NIMS compliant and uses the objectives developed collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, the United States Fire Administration, the United States Department of Agriculture and the Emergency Management Institute.

Note: IS-100.b is an updated version of the IS-100.a course. If you have successfully completed IS-100 or IS-100.a, you may want to review the new version of the course. For credentialing purposes, the courses are equivalent.

ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, 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 Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

The Emergency Management Institute developed its ICS courses collaboratively with:

  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Programs Branch

NIMS Compliance

This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS Baseline Training requirements for I-100.


Primary Audience:  Persons involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.

Prerequisites:  None

CEUs: 0.3

Course Length: 3 hours

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Classroom Materials

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  • Take Final Exam Online
  • Please note that the IS Program does not accept the FEMA SID when completing your test. Please use your SSN as directed in the test form. Those individuals that do not wish to use their SSN may request an Alternate ID number

Members must complete courses in Yellow

Course CodeCourse Title
IS-100.bIntroduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
IS-100.FDAIntroduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Food and Drug Administration
IS-100.FWaIntro to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Federal Workers
IS-100.HCbIntroduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals
IS-100.HEIntroduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education
IS-100.LEbIntroduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Law Enforcement
IS-100.PWbIntroduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Public Works
IS-100.SCaIntroduction to the Incident Command System for Schools
IS-200.bICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-200.HCaApplying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
IS-700.aNational Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS-701.aNIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course
IS-702.aNational Incident Management System (NIMS) Public Information Systems
IS-703.aNIMS Resource Management
IS-706NIMS Intrastate Mutual Aid - An Introduction
IS-800.bNational Response Framework, An Introduction

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