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Course Descriptions:

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Compliance Courses

WebEOC Orientation:  This overview session provides access and log-in to WebEOC (version 7), introduction to status boards and Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) information flow.  Appropriate for all Thurston County ECC workers and employees who share information and coordinate response activities with the ECC. Also appropriate for neighboring and partnering agencies to attend.

Registration:  For courses that have a registration form or application form link, register per the form instructions. For other courses, call 360-867-2800 or email estesk@co.thurston.wa.us to register; specify your selected course date. All WebEOC courses are held at the Thurston County Emergency Coordination Center at 2703 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98512. Thurston County employees must obtain management authorization prior to registering for any ECC activations or training. 
  

 
November/December 2011 Courses

 

WebEOC Orientation for New Users

Wednesday, November 23, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. canceled

Tuesday, November 29, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

 

WebEOC Refresher Sessions for people who already have access to WebEOC and any level of experience

Wednesday, November 30, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, December 2, 10:30 – noon

Additional classes to be scheduled in December

 

All WebEOC courses are held at the Thurston County Emergency Coordination Center at 2703 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98512

 

 
State and Federal Training Opportunities

 

  Washington State Emergency Management Division Training Site

  FEMA Emergency Management Institute Courses (online and classroom training available)

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Compliance Courses and Requirements  

Position Level 
(see end of document for additional requirements by area of responsibility)

Courses Required

Instruction Method

Federal/state/local/tribal/private sector & non-governmental personnel  with a direct role in emergency management/response to include:

Executive level—political and government leaders; agency and organization administrators and department heads; personnel that fill ICS roles as unified commanders, incident commanders, Command Staff, or General Staff in either area command or single incidents; senior MACS personnel; senior emergency managers; and emergency operations center Command or General Staff.

IS-700:  National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp 

IS-704: NIMS Communication and Information Management

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is704.asp 

Responder level - emergency response providers and disaster workers, entry level to managerial level, including emergency medical service personnel; firefighters; medical personnel; police officers; public health personnel; public work/utility personnel; and other emergency management response personnel.

IS-700:  National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp

ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100A.asp 

IS-704: NIMS Communication and Information Management

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is704.asp

First line supervisors, mid-level management and command and general staff.

IS-700:  National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction 

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp

ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100A.asp

ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS200A.asp 

IS-704: NIMS Communication and Information Management

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is704.asp

Mid-level management, command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

IS-700:  National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction 

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp

ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100A.asp

ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS200A.asp

ICS-300: Intermediate ICS

Classroom delivery. Check this schedule page for upcoming courses.

IS-704: NIMS Communication and Information Management

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is704.asp

Command and general staff, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area managers, emergency managers and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers. IS-700:  National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp

ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100A.asp
ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS200A.asp
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS Classroom delivery. Check this schedule page for upcoming courses.
ICS-400: Advanced ICS Classroom delivery. Check this schedule page for upcoming courses.
IS-704: NIMS Communication and Information Management Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is704.asp

If Your Position Also Includes 

Additional Courses Required

Instruction Method

Primary responsibility includes emergency management or emergency planning.

IS-800: National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS800b.asp 

Local and state Public Information Officers

IS-702: NIMS Public Information

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIweb/IS/IS702a.asp 

Direct role in multiagency coordination systems and complex incident management or response, including incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines, private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.

IS-701: NIMS Multiagency Coordination Systems (MACS)

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is701a.asp 

Significant resource management role in emergency management and incident response.

IS-703: NIMS Resource Management

Independent study online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS703a.asp 

NIMS Resource Center - http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/index.shtm 
Federal NIMS compliance information and resources for all agencies.

Thurston County employees who have taken these courses should send a copy (paper or electronic) of their course certificates of completion to Sonya Kroese at kroeses@co.thurston.wa.us for inclusion in our regional training database. Please include your agency and department name.

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