NIMS: Incident Command System for the Fire Service

NIMS: Incident Command System for the Fire Service

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  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
  • None
  • 2 hrs Legal
  • 5 hrs Technical
  • 5 hrs Skill
  • 4 hrs Interpersonal

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, emergency management, or public administration (7/14).

American Council on Education (ACE)
  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

This course meets the needs of emergency response personnel with the responsibilities to implement and/or function within a departmental Incident Command System (ICS). This program addresses the need for incident management systems, an overview of the structure and expandable nature of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by departmental officers to effectively use ICS guidelines, an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and scenario practice on how to apply ICS. In addition resource information will be provided for setting up and implementing an ICS.