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ICS 400

ICS 400

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Course Description

I-400 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently in the advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The course deals with the command and general staff functions during complex incidents, the implementation of the incident management process on a complex incident and the management and coordination process during multiple incidents.

Delivery and Length

This classroom based, Instructor facilitated course requires 14 hours for presentation exclusive of breaks. It is recommended that this course be delivered over 2 days. More time will be required if agency specific material is added. The course is interactive. It has several exercises designed to facilitate group and class discussion.

Minimum: 12 Students

Maximum: 24 Students

Learning Outcomes

  • Command and General Staff unified command functions in a multi-jurisdictional or multiagency, complex incident, major steps involved in the planning process, issues that influence incident complexity and available analysis tools, primary guidelines and responsibilities of the Command and General Staff positions.

• Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management: Deputies and Assistants: primary factors affecting major and/or complex incidents and events, expansion options for incident/event organization.

• Area Command: principal advantages of area command, including how, where, and when area command would be established, area command organization and primary functions.

• Unified Command: unified command structure and operations.

• Organizational Relationships: organizational relationships among area command, unified command, multi-entity coordination systems, and emergency operation centres/emergency coordination centres.


The prerequisite for I-400 is I-300.

Target Audience

Typically, personnel serving as Command and General Staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multi-agency coordination responsibilities, area managers, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination centre /emergency operations centre managers.

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