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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.
ICS 100.HE, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course uses the same objectives and content as other ICS courses with higher education examples and exercises.
At the completion of this course, you should be familiar with:
The primary audience includes persons involved with emergency planning, response and/or recovery efforts for higher education institutions.
Completion of IS 700A, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.