Deadline Approaching To Register For ICS 300 Course

PIERCE – Region 11 Emergency Management and Pierce Fire & Rescue are sponsoring an Incident Command System (ICS) course in mid-March.

Earlier this week, Wayne County Emergency Manager, Nic Kemnitz provided information to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners about ICS ‘Expanding Incidents’. The 24-hour course, ICS 300, will last from Thursday, March 18 – Sunday, March 21 at the Pierce Fire Hall located at 106 South 1st Street. Those signing up must attend all dates & times.

Registration is due by Friday, March 5 at The course is free but no funding will be provided for course lodging, per diem or mileage.

Course Pre-Requisites include IS 100: Introduction to the Incident Command System; IS 200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response; IS 700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System; and IS 800: National Response Framework, An Introduction. Completed course certificates must be brought during the first day of the course.

ICS-300 provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced knowledge and application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel to include should take ICS-300, including those serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

ICS staffing and organization will include reporting and working relationships and information flow.

* Transfer of Command

* Unified Command functions in a multi-jurisdictional or multi-agency incident

* ICS forms

* Resource Management

* Interagency mission planning and procurement