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New Training Announcement: Advanced Incident Command Systems (ICS-400)


July 13, 2012


Advanced Incident Command Systems (ICS-400)

August 16-17, 2012

The Maine Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training seminar on the new updated Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Public Safety Chief Officers. Prior completion of the ICS 100 – 300 series is a prerequisite for attendance to this program. This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS).

At the end of this course, the participants should be able to:

-Explain how major incidents pose special management challenges.

-Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.

-Describe the circumstances in which multiagency coordination systems are established

Selection Criteria:

The target audience for this course includes senior chief personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity at an incident or event. This includes individuals who may serve as Incident Commander or as members of the Command or General Staff, Area Command, or multiagency coordination entity/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) management. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses. These earlier courses are prerequisites for ICS-400.

Course Location:

The course will be held in the Florian Hall at Maine Public Safety, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta. Class will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily concluded by an exercise the afternoon of day 2. Lunch and breaks will be provided; lodging can be provided on a per case basis, call Mike Grant, STO for details. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.


For further information or to register, please contact Mike Grant from MEMA.



Mike Grant, MEMA


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