ICS 200 Awareness
Basic Incident Command System, I-200 is an awareness level course that introduces how the Incident Command System (ICS) is used to manage Single Resources and the management required for initial action incidents and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training.
Basic ICS is intended for front line supervisors and responders who may be first on scene and need to effectively establish command and initiate elements of ICS. It is also intended for staff that may fill roles within larger organizations.
Basic Incident Command System, I-200 introduces how the Incident Command System (ICS) is used to manage Single Resources and the management required for initial action incidents and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training.
This course builds on I-100, going into more detail of the features and principles and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. Course participants will be better prepared to function as an initial Incident Commander.
At the successful completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of managing single resources and establishing command using the Incident Command System. The target audience includes persons who may be first on the scene of an incident and be assigned to a supervisory position in a larger incident and ICS organization. The prerequisite for I-200 is successful completion of I-100.
Note: this course is intended as an awareness level course. The purpose of this course is to improve shared understanding and critical knowledge about ICS.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the level of Incident Command System organization that is appropriate for the complexity of the incident or event.
- Use the Incident Command System to manage an incident or event.
ICS 200 Online covers the following topics:
- Unit 1: Course Overview
- Outlines Course Material to be covered.
- Chain of command within the Incident Command System, formal and informal communications, leadership, and the delegation of authority.
- Describes the process of establishing incident objectives and how they relate to the Incident Command System organization is established.
- Examines flexibility within the standard ICS organisational structure and explains how the Incident Command System organisation reflects the principles of management by objectives.
- Builds on information covered in the I-100 course.
- Details the different types of briefings and meetings used in the Incident Management System.
- Explains the process used when transferring command.
- Review material covered in Units 1 through 7.
Unit 2: Leadership and Management
Unit 3: Management by Objectives
Unit 4: Organizational Flexibility
Unit 5: Positions and Functional Areas
Unit 6: Briefings
Unit 7: Transfer of Command
Unit 8: Course Summary
This course takes approximately 120 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course