Serving as an introduction to the position of Staging Area Manager (STAM), ICS-236 is intended to enhance and exercise the student’s knowledge of NIMS and ICS as it pertains to performing the numerous duties of the STAM throughout a response. This course provides government and private industry emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective STAM.
This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises that provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills required of a STAM.
Specific Course Topics
- Review of ICS principles
- Roles and responsibilities of the STAM
- STAM interactions within the response
- Defining and establishing staging areas
- Introduction to the ICS Operational Planning Process (Planning “P”)
- Managing the staging areas
- Staging area activities and co-located functions
Personnel responding as a Staging Area Manager for an incident or event.
Duration: Two days (16 hours)