After this course, you should be able to:
Explain the principles, characteristics and basic structure of the Incident Command System (ICS).
Describe the ICS functional areas and the roles of the Incident Commander, Command Staff and the General Staff roles within ICS.
Describe the delegation of authority process, implementing authorities, management by objectives, and preparedness plans and objectives for effective resource management.
Describe and Explain different types of transfer of command briefings and procedures
Explain the requirements for expanding incidents and incident close-out procedures.
MODULE 1. INTRODUCTION
Principles of Disaster Management
Disaster management cycle
Core Capabilities for Response
MODULE 2. OVERVIEW OF THE INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS)
Purpose and benefits of incident command system
Basic features of ICS
Incident Commander and Command Staff Functions
General Staff Functions
MODULE 3: INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS) FOR INITIAL ACTION INCIDENTS
Leadership and Management Within ICS
Communication and Information Management
Resource management within Initial Action Incidents
MODULE 4: BRIEFINGS
Types of briefings and meetings
ICS Forms and Tools
Common responsibilities within ICS
MODULE 5: INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS) FOR EXPANDING INCIDENTS
Planning for incidents and events
Resource management for expanding Incidents
Demobilization, close-out, and transfer of command