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On April 1st, 2015 the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will begin to use the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number when submitting your Independent Study (IS) final exam. You must continue to use your SSN or Alternate ID number until April 1st; however, we recommend registering a FEMA SID today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
This course provides Federal workers a familiarization with ICS principles, how they can be applied in incidents, and how to interface with response personnel. The course has the same objectives as the IS-100.a course. Additional content has been added to explain how the ICS principles apply to an incident that involves Federal assistance under the Stafford Act or National Response Framework.
The overall course goal is to promote response partnerships by:
This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS Baseline Training requirements for IS-100. It is equivalent to IS-100.a.
IS-100 for Federal Workers follows the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines. To learn more about NIMS, you should complete IS-700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction.
Approximately 3 hours (2 hours, 15 minutes online course plus exam)
This course is designed for Federal workers involved with incident management preparedness, response, recovery, or mitigation efforts at the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC), and the Joint Field Office (JFO).