Washington State Emergency Management Division

ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event.

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 WSDOT employees.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 14


Olympic Region Headquarters

1655 South Second Ave
Tumwater , WA 98501


Course Manager

Brittany Miller

Deputy Emergency Manager

WSDOT-Emergency Management

Phone: (360) 705-7785


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