NIMS Training Requirements

 

FY 2010 NIMS Training Requirements
Audience Required Training
Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Non-governmental personnel to include:
Entry level first responders & disaster workers
  • Emergency Medical Service personnel
  • Firefighters
  • Hospital staff
  • Law Enforcement personnel
  • Public Health personnel
  • Public Works/Utility personnel
  • Skilled Support Personnel
  • Other emergency management response, support, volunteer personnel at all levels
  • FEMA IS-700 NIMS An Introduction
  • ICS-100 Introduction to ICS or equivalent
First line supervisors

ESF agency personnel, single resource leaders, field supervisors and other emergency management/response personnel that require a higher level of ICS/NIMS Training.

Public Information Officers:
FEMA IS-702a National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Public Information Systems

  • FEMA IS-700 NIMS An Introduction
  • FEMA IS-704 is no longer required because it is not current with the National Preparedness System
  • FEMA IS-800b National Response Framework (NRF) An Introduction
  • ICS-100 Introduction to ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-200 Basic ICS or equivalent
Mid-level management

Required: including strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and;

Recommended: Emergency operations center staff.

Public Information Officers:
FEMA IS-702a National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Public Information Systems

  • FEMA IS-700 NIMS An Introduction
  • FEMA IS-701a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course
  • FEMA IS-703a NIMS Resource Management Course
  • FEMA IS-704 is no longer required because it is not current with the National Preparedness System
  • FEMA IS-800b National Response Framework (NRF) An Introduction
  • ICS-100 Introduction to ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-200 Basic ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS or equivalent
Command and general staff

Required: Command and general staff, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area commanders, emergency managers, and;

Recommended: Emergency operations center managers.

Public Information Officers:
FEMA IS-702a National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Public Information Systems

  • FEMA IS-700 NIMS An Introduction
  • FEMA IS-701a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course
  • FEMA IS-703a NIMS Resource Management Course
  • FEMA IS-704 is no longer required because it is not current with the National Preparedness System
  • FEMA IS-800b National Response Framework (NRF) An Introduction
  • ICS-100 Introduction to ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-200 Basic ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS or equivalent
  • ICS-400 Advanced ICS or equivalent