Washington State Emergency Management Division


ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Thursday, May 26, 2022 to Friday, May 27, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.

Dates / Times

Thursday, May 26th: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday, April 27th: 8:00am - 4:15pm

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

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.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

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

Due to limited funding resources, registration priority will be given to local responders and government officials in Thurston County and the surrounding counties. Individuals on the waitlist will be added to class when seats become available.

Continuing Education

Contact: Hours - 15


Mclane Black Lake Fire Department: Station 95

5911 Black Lake Blvd SW
Olympia , WA 98512

Click here for directions

Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Thurston County Emergency Management

Course Manager:

Brandon Cheney

WA State HLS Region 3 Coordinator

Thurston County EM

(360) 490-7328


Reasonable accommodations will be provided to attendees who have effective communication access needs, including limited English proficiency. We invite any person with a disability or other access or functional need and those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

Accommodations may include:

Sign Language Interpreter - Specify type of sign language (i.e., tactile, Signed English, ASL)

CART– Real-time captioning


Other Language needs - please indicate


If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at We will be happy to assist you.


Registration preference is given to Washington State and tribal residents.
The registration period has closed for this event.