Course Description

Course National Incident Management System & Introduction to the Incident Command System (NIMS-700/ICS-100)

This one day integrated offering provides an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and an introduction to the Incident Command System.

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.

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).

Date(s) Thu. Apr 19, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Location Mass 911
151 Campanelli Drive, Middleborough MA 02346 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes WiFi Access  
Offered By Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 
Primary Instructor McLoughlin, James J. 
Additional Instructors Borges, John (IP)   
Course Length 1 Day  CEUs  
Target Audience Persons involved with emergency planning, and response or recovery efforts. 
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