Washington State Emergency Management Division

ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019

1st Day: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

2nd Day: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm


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.

Student Selection

Class size limited; preference is given to Kitsap County and Region 2 Homeland Security employees.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 15


Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center

911 Carver Street
Bremerton, WA 98312


Course Manager

Herb R. Jewell



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