Incidents that are not managed well, do not go well. It is the actions of the Incident Commander and the rest of the Command Staff that creates the setting for effective incident management. The Command Section is where the overall objectives and strategies of the incident are determined. Decisions need to be made and organization is key to success. This training will cover the essential elements of the:
Hint: With a trained and competent staff, the role of the Incident Commander is the easiest position in ICS.
And address in less detail the roles of the Command Staff:
(Each Command Staff position has separate training modules if desired.)
Identify the role/expectation of the Incident Commander
Identify and distinguishes the functions of the Command Staff and General Staff
Recognizes the life cycle of an incident
Demonstrates the decision making aspects of an emergency response
Demonstrate competency in expected job functions through participation in an exercise
Will vary with each Section/position
Up to 30
None, but recommended
Completion of ICS 100, 200 and 700, HICS FUNdamentals or equivalents.