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IT-400: Advanced Incident Command System for Complex Incidents

Notice: This page describes the ELG-400 course that instructors are required to understand in full. Completing the exam successfully will provide EMI with your level of understanding.

Course Overview

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.

Primary Audience

The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.


Participants must have successfully completed:

  • IS0100,Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS0200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response;
  • ICS 300 (E/L/G0300), Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents;
  • IS0700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
  • IS0800, National Response Framework, An Introduction

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