L987: All-Hazards Introduction to Air Operations

Course Description:

This course is intended to familiarize participants with the basic concepts of air operations of an Incident Management Team (IMT) and/or through the NIMS/ICS system. The course walks participants through general information and aviation related regulations, including an overview of the fixed wing, rotor wing, and military operations. It also provides detailed instruction on responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, as well as emphasizing the importance of risk management and safety considerations.

This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises that provides a realistic, scenario-driven approach to mastering the skills required of a ASGS. Complex experiential exercises and discussions will afford participants the opportunity to act as a Supervisor while connecting all information learned back to real-world application.

Mission Area(s)

  • Respond
  • Recover
  • Mitigation

Target Audience

This course is intended for personnel who are members of All-Hazards Incident Management Teams or those who are seeking credentials/certification in those positions.


2 Days (13.25 Hours)

Other Prerequisites:


  • NIMS ICS All-Hazards Introduction to Air Operations Training Manual
  • Scenario Handouts

CEU/ACE Credits

  • CEUs: 1.4
  • ACE: Level: Lower Division/Associate
  • ACE: Credit Hours: 1
  • ACE: Curriculum: Emergency Management