Washington State Emergency Management Division

ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Tuesday, October 22, 2019

8:00am to 5:00pm

Course Description

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for ICS 400.

Course Objectives
  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.

  • IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS) (any version)
  • IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (any version)
  • IS-700 National Incident Management System (any version)
  • IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction (any version)
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents


Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 14



11606 NE 66th Street, Suite 103
Vancouver, WA 98662


Course Manager

Monique Rabideau

Emergency Operations Manager

WSDOT - Southwest Region

Office: 360-905-2198


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