NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
ICS-300 and ICS-400 are required courses for some first responders. These courses are only offered in a classroom setting.
Questions about the classes or NIMS can be telephoned to DEM at (360) 679-7370 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Other requcourses required continue to be required in 2008 for first response personnel. The required NIMS ICS courses are (with the exception of two mentioned above) are on-line and can be found on the FEMA web site.
ICS-300 AND ICS-400 are Tier 1 courses. Both are classroom instruction only. The next ICS-400 class is TBD.
NEW ICS RELATED ON-LINE COURSES
The several new on-line independent study (IS) courses related to ICS functions are now listed in the FEMA EMI catalogue.
The courses to look for are: