ICS-100 Intro to the Incident Command System

Course Overview

ICS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces responders with the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also describes the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Specific Course Topics

  • ICS applications
  • ICS organizational principles and elements
  • ICS positions and responsibilities
  • ICS facilities and functions
  • ICS planning

Target Audience

Any personnel involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.


Duration:  One-half day (4 hours)

Pre-requisite (recommended)


This Course may be Taught in Conjunction With


  • FEMA/EMI IS-100