Washington State Emergency Management Division

ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to Thursday, October 22, 2020

7:30 AM - 5:00 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 and ICS 200 courses.

Course Objectives
  • Describe how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.
  • Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS).
  • Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

  • 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)


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

Target Audience

Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents.
Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods

Student Selection

Class size limited; preference is given to city of Pierce County employees.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 18


Tacoma-Pierce County EOC

2501 S 35th St Suite D
Tacoma, WA 98409

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Course Manager

Bob Dolhanyk

Training and Exercise Coordinator

Pierce County DEM


To apply, please click HERE.