Incident Command System: Structure and Components

The Incident Command System (ICS) provides the framework to manage the emergency response effort, while ensuring the safety of responders, the public, property, and the environment. This course addresses the structure and major components of the ICS. Topics include: History, Structure, and Success Criteria. After completing this course, the learner will be able to identify five management functions of the ICS and recognize how each ICS management function relates to the ICS structure and components. The learner will also be able to identify the basic chain of command and the types of command structures, and recognize criteria for a successful ICS.

After this course learners will be able to identify the five major management functions of the ics and recognize each management function of the ics. identify the basic chain of command of the ics. recognize single and unified command systems. recognize criteria for a successful ics structure.