ICS-351 Logistics Section Training

Course Overview

Focusing on the responsibilities of the Logistics Section’s functional units, ICS-351 is designed to enhance and exercise the student’s knowledge of NIMS and ICS as it pertains to the logistics section and the support services provided by the logistics section.  This course describes the roles and responsibilities of the logistics section during the planning process and supporting an Incident Action Plan, and emphasizes the needed interactions between all positions in the logistics section, as well as interactions with the entire Incident Management Team and external entities. 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 Logistics Section. 

Target Audience

All responders assigned within the ICS Logistics Section (Logistics Section Chief, Deputy, Branch Directors, Food Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, Communications Unit Leader, Facilities Unit Leader, Supply Unit Leader and Ground Support Unit Leader)

Specific Course Topics

  • Logistics Section Overview and Unit Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establishing the Logistics Section and getting organized
  • Establishing logistical products and support services
  • Logistic Section Interactions and Communication
  • IMT Interactions and support
  • External Interactions and Information
  • Planning Process Responsibilities and Forms
  • Other Processes managed or supported by the Logistics Section

Duration and Pre-requisite

Duration: Two days (16 hours)

Pre-requisite (recommended)

Successful completion of ICS-300

This Course may be Taught in Conjunction With


  • FEMA/EMI E/L967
  • USCG ICS-351
  • NWCG S-450