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IS-315: CERT Supplemental Training: The Incident Command System

Course Date

8/13/2013

Course Overview

The Incident Command System (ICS) is a proven management system used by emergency managers. Applying ICS during a CERT activation will help maintain the safety of disaster workers, provide clear leadership and organizational structure, and improve the effectiveness of rescue efforts. This three- to four- hour web-based course will cover the principles of ICS and help learners understand how to effectively apply the principles through interactive real-life scenarios.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe ICS principles, positions, and functions
  • Apply principles of the ICS to specific scenarios
  • Evaluate an ICS application and identify effective and ineffective ICS
  • Describe and apply techniques for remediating ineffective ICS

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours
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Take Final Exam
  • Take Final Exam Online
  • Please note that the IS Program does not accept the FEMA SID when completing your test. Please use your SSN as directed in the test form. Those individuals that do not wish to use their SSN may request an Alternate ID number
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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