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NOAA-specific ICS 300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents

Monday, May 16, 2022 12am PDT to Thursday, May 19, 2022 12am PDT

NOTE: This course is open to NOAA staff (FTEs and contractors) only.

This online training covers classic Incident Command System (ICS) principles to ensure NOAA staff understand the language of the National Incident Management System and Incident Command System. Familiarity with this terminology is vital when working on an incident response with federal, state, and local governments, as well as partner agencies. Students will also learn about the NOAA All Hazards Incident Management Concept of Operations plan, and how different NOAA line offices respond.

Students will participate in a hands-on learning environment through a series of role playing activities designed to mimic the expansion of an incident response. Roles throughout the simulated response begin at the local level and progress to the level of a NOAA Incident Management Team reporting to senior leadership.

Those interested in applying for the training are encouraged to contact the OR&R Training Team.