WHEN: October 12th-14th, 2022 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Abingdon Fire Department
316 Park St SE, Abingdon, VA, 24210
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This 21 hour course outlines how the NIMS Command and Coordination component supports the management of expanding incidents as well as describes the incident management processes as prescribed by ICS. This course has a threaded activity that will give students the opportunity to practice implementing the incident management process and create an Incident Action Plan (IAP) for a simulated expanding incident.
Prerequisites: IS-/ICS: 100, 200, 700, and 800
Target Audience: The target audience for this course is individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents. This includes Command and General Staff positions as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions that may be activated during an expanding incident that typically extend into multiple Operational Periods.
PRE-REQUISITE Certifications may be turned in on the first day of class unless contacted by Instructor or Course Manager.
Individuals who need an accommodation of a functional or access need to attend the training should contact VDEM or the instructor at least two weeks prior to course start. Please register for the course at https://covlc.virginia.gov/Default.aspx or contact Tamara DelRosario at email@example.com or (804) 385-1503 for further assistance.
INSTRUCTOR: James Sclater