Emergency Management Training

NIMS Emergency Management Training Schedule
Fall 2014 - Dates to be announced

The University of Kansas Public Safety Office offers training sessions for the IS-700, ICS-100, and ICS-200. All classes are free and open to University of Kansas and other Regents’ institution’s employees as well as other governmental agency and educational employees. These three classes are pre-requisite for ICS-300 and ICS-400.

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ICS-100

Introduction to the Incident Command System

This four-hour course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. Upon completion, the participant should be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of the Incident Command System.

ICS-700

National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

This four-hour course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System. Upon completion, the participant should be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of ICS.

ICS-200

Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

This four-hour course provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS. Upon completion, the participant should be able to describe the ICS organization appropriate to the complexity of the incident or event and use ICS to manage an incident or event.

Class Location: Budig Instruction Lab, Room 10 of Budig Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Maximum enrollement: 23 students

To enroll in one of the above classes, click here.
Parking near Budig is limited to those with appropriate University of Kansas campus permits. The nearest KU parking garage is located immediately north of the Kansas Memorial Union, 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard, and can be accessed from Mississippi Street and Oread Avenue.

If you unable to attend one of these sessions, classes are also offered online: http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp. For information on the ICS-300, ICS-400 and G-191 classes offered by the University of Kansas, see below.

NIMS Emergency Management Training Schedule
Fall 2014 - Dates to be announced

The following classes are co-sponsored by the University of Kansas Public Safety Office and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management. Maximum class enrollment is 25 students. Registration for these classes MUST BE MADE through KS-TRAIN. You will need to create an account in KS-TRAIN before you can enroll.

Training sessions sponsored by the University of Kansas Public Safety Office

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System, Course ID: TBD

This two-day course for supervisory personnel provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Upon completion, participants should be able to describe how the NIMS Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents, describe the incident’s event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS), implement the incident management process on a simulated expanding incident, and develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

ICS-400

Advanced Incident Command System, Course ID: TBD

This two-day course for senior personnel provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Upon completion, participants should be able to explain how major incidents pose special management challenges, describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established, and describe the circumstances in which multiagency coordination systems are established.

G-191

Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface, Course ID: TBD

This one-day course enables the participants to develop an effective interface between the Incident Command and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. Upon completion, participants should be able to describe ICS and MAC/EOC principles, identify roles and responsibilities of ICS and EOC during emergency operations, analyze the ICS and EOC systems and identify various interface issues, apply ICS/EOC interface action plan for the community.



All three classes are held in the Jayhawk Room, Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical, 1911 Steward Avenue, Lawrence, KS. Park in parking lot North of the Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical Building.


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