NIMS / ICS Training: Where Can It Be Found?
The EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE for FEMA Independent Study Programs (ISP) offers self-paced NIMS and Emergency Management courses designed for people who have emergency response and/or management responsibilities. All courses are offered free-of-charge, 24 hours a day, to those who qualify for enrollment.
Basic NIMS Courses (Internet Courses):
IS 700: NIMS, An Introduction
**Note: Take only the most appropriate version of the IS-100 Course**
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): General First Responders
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): Police Version
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): Public Health Version
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): Public Works Version
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): School Version
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS): Higher Education Version
IS-200: Basic ICS
Basic NIMS Courses for Specific Emergency Management/Response Personnel (Internet Courses)
IS-701: NIMS Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS) Course (Multi Agency Coordinators / Emergency Managers)
IS-702: National Incident Management System PIO (Public Information Officers)
IS-703: NIMS Resource Management (Resource Managers, Equipment Officers)
Advanced NIMS Courses (Instructor Led)
The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) has partnered with OSU-FST to provide Intermediate and Advanced level NIMS ICS training to Oklahoma's responders. Available courses can be viewed and registered on the OKOHS Training Calendar or at the links below. Special courses and scheduling may be available by contacting the OKOHS Assistant Training Coordinator, Lacy Key at 405-425-2133.
NIMS Instructor Classes are scheduled at several sites across Oklahoma. ICS-300 (Intermediate) and ICS-400 (Advanced) Course Offerings in Oklahoma
Individual Agencies, Districts or Jurisdictions may host a NIMS courses at any time; however, they must submit the Course Request Form to OKOHS at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 6 weeks in advance of the start date to allow adequate time for materials to be produced and instructors to be scheduled.
**A minimum of 15 individuals are required for an ICS 300 or 400 level course to be approved**
Documentation of Training
Jurisdictions should keep records of employee/volunteer NIMS training. All individuals who successfully complete a FEMA Basic NIMS Course IMMEDIATELY receives a certificate in their email. The Jurisdiction's POC can keep records in any format they choose so long as proof of training can be obtained.
Individual students and/or Department or Agency Supervisors can verify responder training submitting an Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Transcript Request.
Individuals who lost their NIMS Training Certificate can also call the following number to request a replacement: 301-447-1200.