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E975: All-Hazards Position Specific Finance/Admin. Unit Leader Course

Course Description:

The Finance/Administration Unit Leader (FAUL) course will help participants establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the Finance/Administration Unit Leader in an all-hazards incident. The course is designed to enable participants to perform as any of the four FAULs (Time Unit Leader, Procurement Unit Leader, Compensation and Claims Unit Leader, Cost Unit Leader). Participants will learn information that is applicable across all four positions, such as unit setup and management, information gathering, and interactions.

Complex experiential exercises and discussions will afford participants the opportunity to act as each unit leader while connecting all information learned back to real-world application.

Course Objective:

  • Use appropriate information and clear communication to interact and coordinate with incident personnel.
  • Assume the role of the Time Unit Leader (TIME) for an all-hazards incident.
  • Assume the role of the Procurement Unit (PROC) Leader for an all-hazards incident.
  • Assume the role of the Compensation/Claims Unit (COMP) Leader for an all-hazards incident.
  • Assume the role of the Cost Unit Leader (COST) for an all-hazards incident.
  • Manage a Finance/Administration Unit.

Selection Criteria:

NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 All-Hazards Incident Management Teams, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.


  • E0300
  • IS0100.b
  • IS0200.b
  • IS0700.a
  • IS0800.b

Recommended Prerequisites:

E/G0400, ICS 400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff—Complex Incidents; O-305, Type 3 AHIMT Training course (delivered by USFA)

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