ICS-400: Advanced ICS - Complex Incidents (Dec 13-16, 2021)

ICS-400: Advanced ICS - Complex Incidents (Dec 13-16, 2021)

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This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS)

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This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course.

NOTE: This is a remote-access class that will be using the Zoom video-conferencing system. Because of the amount of small-group exercises in this course, unless there are technological hurdles for someone, all students will be **expected** to participate with a live video camera during most of the class (even if it's just from their cell phone).

Intended 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.

The target counties are King, Pierce, Snohomish, Kitsap, Skagit, Thurston and Kittitas Counties. We have also reserved some seats for anyone that responds elsewhere in the state of Washington, but *not* in the target counties. (There are also a limited number of seats set aside for responders from other states that do not typically respond in the state of Washington.)

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.


NOTE: As a first step, register for the class on this site. After registering for the class, you *MUST* send electronic copies of your completion certificates from these courses (below) to this e-mail address: oemt@kingcounty.gov If you do *not* submit copies of your completion certificates within 10 calendar days of registering for the class, YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE CANCELLED and you will have to re-register for the class (or be added to the wait-list).


Experience using concepts and principles from ICS 100, ICS 200, and ICS 300, and use of skills in an operational environment.

Course Length

NOTE: This class is four *half-days* in length (18 hours). We will be meeting from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM every day.

Class Size

12-36 participants

Other Information

If you need to cancel your registration for this class, please contact me at Eric.Obrien@kingcounty.gov. Our classes have limited availability and waiting lists. Please be considerate of others and cancel if you will not be attending. Those who do *NOT* attend the class and remain registered will be asked to contact me prior to registering for any future classes.

All participants are welcome. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact Eric O’Brien at Eric.Obrien@kingcounty.gov   (Requests should be made as soon as possible, but preferably at least 14 calendar days prior to the class.)

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