Washington State Emergency Management Division

ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 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

Participants from JBLM and interested individuals who have successfully completed the ICS-400 course required prerequisites.


***Important Notice***

We will be presenting the New ICS-400 Delivery. Any instructors

that wish to come and observe are certainly welcome.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 15


Joint Base Lewis McChord

Main Post Chapel, Assembly Room N 2nd St
JBLM, WA 98503

Click here for directions

Course Manager

Mark Williamson

Directorate of Emergency Services

253-966-2860 – Desk


To apply, please contact the course manager listed above.