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Course: IS-100: Introduction to ICS
Dates: Continuous on-line self study
Sponsor: Emergency Management Institute
Course Description: This self-paced course is an introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS). Topics include: introduction to ICS, basic features of ICS, incident commander and command staff functions, general staff functions, facilities, and common responsibilities. It provides a foundation upon which to enable entry-level personnel to function appropriately in the performance of incident-related duties. This course is offered as an online and computer based self-study course. Upon completion of this course with successful completion of the final test, a certificate of completion is available to be printed from the course. This course was developed in conjunction with the US Fire Administration (Q462) and the Emergency Management Institute (IS100). These courses are built on the same lesson objectives and content as the NWCG I-100 course and are interchangeable; they are all National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant.
Target Audience: Entry level personnel.
Course Prerequisites: None
Remarks: Emergency Management Institute version of I-100