TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Advanced Incident Command System (ICS 400)


June 21, 2018


Advanced Incident Command System (ICS 400)
Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents

Monday, August 20, 2018, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

The York County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training seminar on the 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 at the York County EMA Training room located at 149 Jordan Springs Road, Alfred. Classes will run as stated above. Breaks and lunch will be provided for both days. This is a County training offering, no lodging is available. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

To register, please fill out a FEMA Form 119-25-1 and email to Blain Cote at or fax to 207-324-4997. The form can be found at

For further information, please call York County EMA at: 207-324-1578

All students will need to get a FEMA SID (student ID#) @ and include it on your FEMA Form 119-25-1 when registering for this class.



Balin Cote, York County EMA