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E449: Incident Command System Curricula TTT

This course expands and improves student’s ability to deliver Emergency Management Institute's (EMI) Incident Command System (ICS) curricula. Students are provided training on the delivery of ICS-100: Introduction to the ICS, ICS-200: ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents, ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff—Complex Incidents, ICS-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior Officials, and G0191, Emergency Operations Center/ICS Interface. A major emphasis placed on classroom based deliveries, including compliance with the National Incident Management Training Program, adult education methodologies, deployment of course activities, pre- and post-testing, and ICS training program management.

Students will perform a teach back of an assigned unit from the ICS core curriculum as part of the course. Teach backs are conducted as part of the assessment of instructor competence.

Selection Criteria:

Participants must have successfully:

  • Completed the prerequisite courses
  • Completed recognized training to achieve qualifications in techniques of instruction and adult education methodologies (examples listed in required prerequisites)
  • Must qualify as either a “Lead or Unit” instructor as noted in the NIMS Training Program, September 2011 – that is, the student must demonstrate a working knowledge of ICS principles (must have worked as an Incident Commander, in a Command or General Staff position(s) on incidents, planned events, or exercises that went longer than one operational period or involved a written incident action plan and involved multi-agency coordination.)


  • IS 0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS 0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents;
  • ICS 300 (E/L/G0300),: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents;
  • ICS 400 (E/L/G0400),: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff—Complex Incidents;
  • IS 0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
  • IS 0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • G0191, Emergency Operations Center/ICS Interface
  • Formal instructor training (M-410, National Wildland Coordinating Group Facilitative Instructor, EMI Master Trainer Program, E-0141, Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills, Office for Domestic Preparedness Instructor Course, or equivalent)

NOTE: Persons who previously completed E449 can deliver EMI's revised ICS curriculum without repeating E449.

Course Length: 4 days

CEUs: 3.1.

How To Apply:

Complete and sign the admission application form (119-25-1), have the head of the sponsoring organization sign the form and forward the completed and signed form and forward the completed and signed form to the appropriate State Emergency Management Agency. They will sign and send the application to EMI.

You can find detailed admissions information and forms at

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If you would like further information or have any questions concerning this training, please contact your local, Tribal, or State Training Officer.

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