FEMA releases updated ICS 300 and 400

Posted: May 16, 2019

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released updated 2019 versions of Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 training PDF 242 KB at the end of April. These courses are part of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) core curriculum.

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ICS 300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, provides training on and resources for overall incident management skills.

ICS 400, Advanced ICS for Complex Incidents, is designed for experienced responders and other senior personnel performing emergency management duties at complex incidents.

Because these courses contain new information based on the Third Edition of NIMS (October 2017), you may find it informative to review the new, updated versions. However, if you have successfully completed a previous version of these courses, there is no FEMA requirement to retake the revised version of the course.

More information on the NIMS curriculum is available through the Emergency Management Institute.

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