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ICS 300 Course, 23-25 February 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Friday, February 25, 2011 at 2:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, United States
ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
Prerequisites: All students must complete NIMS (IS-700), ICS 100 and ICS 200 prior to this course. These courses are available online at http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp.
Course Length: 2 1/2 days (20 hours); Wed-Thur 8:00am to 5:00pm; Fri 8:00am to 2:00pm.
Fee: No charge. Open to all government personnel, all jurisdictions and disciplines.
The Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents course provides training and resources for personnel who may be involved in larger incidents and events and require more advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information introduced in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. This training is required for anyone who may hold an ICS Commander, Officer, Chief, Deputy Chief, Director, Supervisor, Manager or Unit Leader position.
Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management Personnel, Fire Service, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT), Public Works, Government Administrative, Public Safety Communications, Health Care, and Public Health. Open to all government agencies.
All students who successfully complete ICS 300 will receive a FEMA/CDP certificate. Training provided by the Center for Domestic Preparedness, a FEMA/DHS training partner; certified for NIMS compliance.
Course objectives are as follows:
- Describe how the NIMS Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.
- Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS).
- Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.
- Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.
Training content is comprised of the following lessons delivered over two and a half days:
Unit 1 : Course Overview
Unit 2 : ICS Fundamentals Review
Unit 3 : Unified Command
Unit 4 : Incident/Event Assessment and Incident Objectives
Unit 5 : Planning Process
Unit 6: Incident Resource Management
Unit 7 : Demobilization, Transfer of Command, and Closeout
Unit 8 : Course Summary
The format is a combination of Power Point presentation, reading sections of the student manual, and participating in team exercises. The test is open book, using a scantron form.
City & County of San Francisco Emergency Operations Center
1011 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
(Between Gough and Laguna)
This is a secured building; please be sure to bring a picture ID with you. You will need to check in with the Sheriff's Deputy at the front desk, sign the roster, and receive a visitor pass.
Turk Street is one-way west-bound; Gough Street is one-way south-bound; Golden Gate Avenue is one-way east-bound; and Laguna Street is two-way, north-south. 1011 Turk Street is on the south side of the street in the middle of the block.
Please note: on-site parking is not available. Do not park in the back parking lot, or in the restricted area on Turk Street; these areas are reserved for building employees and you may be ticketed or towed. This applies to City vehicles and Fire and Law Enforcement vehicles as well as private vehicles. Due to the number of vehicle break-ins, street cleaning and time limit restrictions, it is strongly recommended that you use one of the nearby pay parking facilities. The closest garage is Opera Plaza Garage - the entrance is on Golden Gate Avenue between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street. The cost is $18 / day. There is also a small parking lot on Golden Gate Avenue between Gough and Franklin that is $9 / day.
1011 Turk Street is served by the following Muni lines:
- The 31 Balboa stop is one block north (Eddy / Laguna)
- The 5 Fulton stop is two blocks south and two and a half blocks east (McAllister / Van Ness)
- The 47 Van Ness stop is two and a half blocks east (Van Ness / Turk / Eddy)
- The 49 Van Ness - Mission stop is two and a half blocks east (Van Ness / Turk / Eddy)
- exit the train at the Embarcadero BART Station
- exit the station via the Market / Drumm exit (north side)
- locate the Muni bus stop at Market and Drumm (31 Balboa trolley bus)
- board the outbound (westbound) 31 Balboa ($2.00, exact change only)
- exit the trolley at Eddy and Laguna
- walk south one block on Laguna Street
- walk one-half block east on Turk to 1011 Turk Street.
The classroom is the San Francisco Emergency Operations Center (EOC). No food is allowed in the EOC rooms, and only capped beverages are allowed in the room. Coffee/tea must be in sealed travel mugs, not in take-away (to-go) cups. Water or soda in capped bottles is also allowed. The lunchroom on the first floor has vending machines available to purchase drinks and snacks. There are a number of restaurants within 5-6 blocks of the EOC, mostly on Van Ness Avenue, Fillmore Street and Hayes Street. You are welcome to bring food and eat in the lunchroom, but please note that refrigeration space is limited.