Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards (IC)
The Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards course is a 24-hour course that provides the responder with in-depth training on the entire spectrum of command of a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) terrorist event. The course provides instruction on WMD; the Incident Command System (ICS) coupled with federal response; an examination of the complexities of operational considerations and actions of command at a WMD event; pre and post planning considerations utilizing techniques which allow the commander to determine the correct composition of the planning team; evaluating the threat to the jurisdiction; identifying and prioritizing probable targets; measuring required capabilities; and developing a local Incident Response Plan (IRP) to a WMD terrorist incident. The course culminates with the responder participating in an eight-hour real-time tabletop exercise using the materials developed in the previous sessions to plan for and command the emergency response resources at the incident site.
- To identify domestic and international terrorist groups, ideologies, and methods of executing terrorist acts
- To demonstrate competent knowledge of the four components of WMD, their complexities, and their effects
- To demonstrate the ability to perform as the incident Commander at a WMD incident or as a member of the incident management staff
How this course is offered:
This course is offered as both a resident course or locally delivered course. Responders wanting to take the class on an individual basis should select an instance below and submit the application. It is often offered in combination with the Hands-On Training (HOT) course. Go here or here to see the combination options - same material just different order.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
The Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards course is designed for management-level emergency responders who may serve as the incident commander during a CBRNE event. To be eligible to attend the IC Course, candidates must have successfully completed the IS-700 offered by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Step 1 (Obtain FEMA SID Number)
No tuition is charged.
- You will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to apply for CDP training.
- Visit the FEMA Student Identification website to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.
Step 2 (Create CTAS Account)
Step 3 (Search and Select Offered Training)
- Search for training on the Resident Training section of the CDP Website.
- Click the “Register for this Program” button for the desired training program. You will be directed to the CDP Training Registration System (TRS) electronic application site.
Step 4 (Complete Application)
- Log in to the CDP TRS with your FEMA SID number and password.
- If you were directed to TRS from the CDP Website the training program/course information will be pre-populated. If a different program/course is desired, click the link to return to the training calendar.
- Select up to three preferred training dates then review and complete all required information. Note: Once you have submitted an application in TRS the system will save and pre-populate your application with the information on your previously submitted application.
- Click the “Review and Submit Application Now” button.
Step 5 (Review, Finalize and Submit Application)
- Review summary of application and attach any required documents.
- Click the “Submit Application” button. You and your supervisor will receive an email confirming your application was successfully submitted. You and your supervisor will receive auto-generated emails with application status updates throughout the remainder of the application process.
- Your application will be processed by the respective State/Territory/Tribal Training Coordinator and CDP Regional Coordinator. Monitor your email and TRS for updates and application status.
Who to Contact
- For training application and related questions or issues contact CDP Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-213-9553.
- For log in, access and technical system questions or issues contact CDP Help Desk Support at email@example.com or 866-213-9699. Hours of operation are Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central.
- If you are unable to apply for CDP training via TRS and need an alternative to apply, contact your respective CDP Regional Coordinator.
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