FEMA Emergency Management Training Courses

Page updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 9:45 AM

City of Alexandria Offers FEMA Emergency Management Training Courses

The City is offering free FEMA emergency management training courses to interested individuals or organizations. The FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work together seamlessly and manage incidents involving all threats and hazards—regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity. The Incident Command System (ICS) is a management system designed to enable effective and efficient domestic incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure. 

The following courses are being offered:

ICS-100: Introduction to ICS. Target Audience: Entry Level Responders & Disaster Workers.

IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction. Target: Entry Level Responders & Disaster Workers.

ICS-200: Basic ICS. Target: First Line Supervisors. Prerequisites: ICS-100, IS-700

IS-800: National Response Framework (NRF). Target: Middle Management. Prerequisites: ICS-100, 200 and IS-700

ICS-300: Intermediate ICS. Target: Middle Management. Prerequisites: ICS-100,200, IS-700 & 800

ICS-400: Advanced ICS. Target: Command Personnel. Prerequisites: ICS-100,200,300. IS-700 and 800.

For more information about course requirements, times, and locations, please review the NIMS Compliant Training Reference Chart, or contact Michael Brown, NIMS Compliance Officer, email michael.brown@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5257

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail rick.musejr@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5217.