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IS-100.SCA: Introduction to the Incident Command System for Schools

Course Date

10/31/2013*

*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

The Emergency Management Institute developed the Introduction to ICS for Schools (IS-100.SCa for Schools) course in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education.  The course is designed primarily for kindergarten through high school personnel.

The overall course goal is to promote school safety by:

  1. Familiarizing you with how ICS principles can be applied in school-based incidents.
  2. Preparing you to interface with community response personnel

IS-100.SCa for Schools follows the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, you should be familiar with:

  1. ICS applications in school-based incidents.
  2. ICS organizational principles and elements.
  3. ICS positions and responsibilities.
  4. ICS facilities and functions.
  5. ICS planning.

In addition, you will learn the steps you should take to be accountable for your actions during an incident.

Primary Audience

The primary audience includes kindergarten through high school personnel.

Prerequisites

N/A. However, completion of IS 700, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours