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ICS 300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Course Description:  This is a three-day course that provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS).  This course is designed to provide overall incident management skills rather than tactical expertise.  This course uses the same objectives and content as other ICS courses with law enforcement examples and exercises.  In addition, this course utilizes group table-top exercises on expanding incidents.
ICS-300 is not an independent study course.  Affected Pennsylvania State Police members shall attend a scheduled ICS-300 training course administered by PEMA-certified instructors through the Pennsylvania State Police Academy.
Instructional Hours:   3 Days/24 Hours.
Instructional Objectives:  At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Describe how the NIMS Command and Management components support 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 expanding incident.
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

Course Completion Requirements:  Attendance and successfully pass (70% or above) a written examination.

Audience:  PSP Enlisted; MP

NOTE:  The primary audiences for this course are law enforcement personnel involved with emergency planning, response, or recovery efforts.

Additional Information: Within the Pennsylvania State Police, ICS-300 is a mandatory course for the rank of Sergeants and above.

Prior to arrival for this course, each student will need a FEMA SID (Student Identification Number) to complete the appropriate paperwork for FEMA. The FEMA SID number is used to maintain training records and continuing education credits by FEMA.          

If the student does not have a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID), they will need to go to the following link and register:    

Pre-requisite(s): ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, and ICS-800.  A copy of each certificate shall accompany the application for enrollment in this course.

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130.  All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.
Other, See Notes1/14/2020 8:00 AM1/16/2020 4:00 PMSergeant William J. Langman, 717-533-9111, Extension 329No
Maximum of 25 students
This class will be held at:
PA State Troopers Association
3625 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania