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ICS-400: Advanced ICS (ICS-400)

  • DelValle Institute-O'Neill Room 35 Northampton Street Boston, MA, 02118 United States (map)


This two day course examines the roles and responsibilities of the key command staff and general staff personnel who report to the Incident Commander or Area Command. Participants will develop an understanding of the key interactions, which must occur between members of the Command and General Staff in complex incident and event management. This advanced course bridges the gap between the Incident Commander, and State and Federal Multi-Agency Coordination Centers responding to a major disaster.


Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management and Organizational Structure
  • Area Command
  • Multi-Agency Coordination


Mon. Dec 04, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tue. Dec 05, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Handicap Accessibility: Yes

Offered By: Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

Primary Instructor: James McLoughlin

Course Length: 2 Days


ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300) 
ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System

Target Audience and Eligibility:

Supervisory and Management Level Personnel

Senior personnel, such as Emergency Management Directors, Chiefs of Departments and their Deputies (or next in rank depending on rank structure), who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multiagency Coordination Center or in an area command or complex incident environment.