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IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System

ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.c

 

IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The National Incident Management System defines the comprehensive approach guiding the whole community - all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), and the private sector - to work together seamlessly to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the effects of incidents. The course provides learners with a basic understanding of NIMS concepts, principles, and components.

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.b

 

IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Course Overview

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-200.b

IS-800.C: National Response Framework, an Introduction

Course Overview

This course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with the National Response Framework and the ways it is applied in actual response situations.

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-800.c

 

IS-546.A: Continuity of Operations Awareness Course

Course Overview

This course introduces students to the concept of continuity planning.  The course provides a brief overview of continuity, including its definition, the legal basis for continuity planning, the Continuity Program Management Cycle, and essential elements of a viable continuity program.

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-546.a

 

Register for a FEMA Student Identification Number (FEMA SID)

FEMA requires registration to enroll in FEMA's sponsored training. All training is tracked by FEMA and completion certificates are issued to the student who successfully completes an online course. The completion certificate can be forwarded in PDF to UHV Training for record keeping.

There are multiple steps to completing the FEMA requirements.

Register for a  FEMA Student Identification Number.  Select the “Register for a FEMA SID” tab.

Fill in only the required fields.  There are several that have “optional” that aren’t required.

  • Use your UHV email and address – nothing personal

If there is a message that you already have a FEMA SID, please submit your email address to retrieve your FEMA SID.

Please send a copy of your FEMA SID number to Eunice Mesa and Stuart Sherman.  We are storing that information in SharePoint so that it can be easily retrieved for record keeping.