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I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (S030)


Type: Online
Duration: 04:00 hours
Status: Active

The Incident Command System is a standard on-site command and control system used to manage both emergency incidents and planned events in Canada. This online self-paced course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundational learning needed for higher-level ICS training. Participants will learn about the history, principles, features, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System.

Topics include:

  • explaining the purpose of the ICS
  • reviewing the principles and basic features of the ICS
  • defining the functions of the Incident Commander and the Command Staff
  • examining general staff functions, facilities and common responsibilities

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  • Topics: Security
  • Community: Employees; Managers; Supervisors
  • Audience: Security specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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