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.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Note: This course provides a basic introduction to NIMS. It is not designed to replace Incident Command System and position-specific training.
Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
The overall length of the course will vary for each individual. IS 700.a takes approximately 3 hours.
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:
This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS Baseline Training requirements for I-100.
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|Course Code||Course Title|
|IS-100.b||Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100|
|IS-100.FDA||Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Food and Drug Administration|
|IS-100.FWa||Intro to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Federal Workers|
|IS-100.HCb||Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals|
|IS-100.HE||Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education|
|IS-100.LEb||Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Law Enforcement|
|IS-100.PWb||Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Public Works|
|IS-100.SCa||Introduction to the Incident Command System for Schools|
|IS-200.b||ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents|
|IS-200.HCa||Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations|
|IS-700.a||National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction|
|IS-701.a||NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course|
|IS-702.a||National Incident Management System (NIMS) Public Information Systems|
|IS-703.a||NIMS Resource Management|
|IS-706||NIMS Intrastate Mutual Aid - An Introduction|
|IS-800.b||National Response Framework, An Introduction|