Incident Command System (ICS) Curricula (Train-the-Trainer)
This course prepares participants to deliver EMI's ICS curricula. While ICS 100 and 200 courses are addressed, the major emphasis is on ICS 300 and 400. Please read pre-requisite requirements BEFORE registering for this class.
Target Audience: Demonstrate a working knowledge of ICS through training and experience. Prior training and experience in adult education.
How this course is offered:
Individuals can register below for class deliveries offered in Austin.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
BEFORE REGISTERING ONLINE MAKE SURE ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION IS EMAILED TO THE STATE TRAINING OFFICE.
Participants must have a detailed working knowledge of ICS through experience and training, and be experienced in adult training. G449 is not an ICS course, but a course on instruction of ICS. Participants should be extremely familiar with ICS and its principles along with all ICS forms, and have both training and experience as adult educators. Review of ICS material prior to attendance is HIGHLY recommended.
The O-305 All-Hazards Incident Management Team course is recommended.
Participants must have taken the EMI, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Fire Academy, or National Wildfire Coordinating Group ICS courses. Other ICS courses must be consistent with the ICS objectives prescribed by the National Incident Management System Integration Center. Participants must have served as Incident Commander, or on Command or General Staff positions on incidents longer than one operational period (and requiring a written incident action plan), and involving multi-agency coordination. Participants must have evidence of formal adult education instructor training.
A completed application package must be emailed to TDEM at least 21 days prior to the class for acceptance into the class.
The application package must consist of:
• Copies of the requisite training certificates of completion:
- IS-100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System
- IS-200.c - Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
- IS-201 - Forms Used in the Development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP)
- ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
- ICS-400 - Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff
- IS-700.b - An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
- IS-800.c - National Response Framework, an Introduction
- IS-775 - EOC Management and Operations
- G-191 - Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
- G-141/G-265 or equivalent Participants must have taken the EMI, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Fire Academy, or National Wildfire Coordinating Group ICS courses. Other ICS courses must be consistent with the ICS objectives prescribed by the National Incident Management System Integration Center.
• A description of the applicants’ experience as Incident Commander or in a command staff or general staff position in a specific incident that required multi-agency coordination, went beyond one operational period and required a written IAP. The narrative needs to provide:
Participants must have served as Incident Commander, or on Command or General Staff positions on incidents longer than one operational period (and requiring a written incident action plan), and involving multi-agency coordination. Participants must have evidence of formal adult education instructor training.
• A copy of the certificate/documentation proving the applicant is certified as an instructor or completion certificate for G-265/G-141 or acceptable equivalent.
- A detailed description of the incident(s)
- The applicants’ roles and responsibilities during the incident
- The length of time in that position
Resumes and other relevant documentation may be included if desired, but are not required. All courses and documentation above are required for admission to the course. Exceptions to this are infrequent, but may be considered. Please contact the State Training Officer at 512-424-5985 or 512-424-2039.
No tuition is charged.
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