Basic Incident Command System (Basic-ICS) Training in Kenya
The Basic Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized, on-scene, all-hazard incident management concept. It allows its users to adopt an integrated organizational structure to match the complexities and demands of single or multiple incidents without being hindered by jurisdictional boundaries. The Incident Command System (ICS) works for small, routine operations as well as catastrophic events.
Objectives of this training
A well-designed training program provided by FEDAN FIRE SOLUTIONS LTD will allow individuals and organization to improve their individual and staff members’ proficiencies in incident management. Our unique blend of industry knowledge and training experience makes us uniquely qualified to administer training courses on behalf of Organizations.
The objective of this Basic ICS is to provide delegates with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to safely, effectively and objectively manage incidents through application of best practices ever known in the world. This training seeks to achieve the following objectives:
a. To enhance command during incident management.
b. To enhance all hazard incident management.
c. To enhance multiagency approach to incident management.
d. To enhance logistical and administrative support to operational staff.
e. To enhance eliminate duplication of efforts hence cost effective incident management.
f. To enhance effective communication during emergencies.
Upon completion, participants should have the ability to:
a. Demonstrate a basic understanding of an Incident Command System (ICS).
b. Demonstrate understanding of basic indent command system struture
c. Demonstrate understanding of fundamentals of the incident command system (ICS)
d. Apply Incident Command System (ICS) appropriate to the complexity of an incident.
e. Demonstrate Leadership and Management during disaster incident
f. Use Incident Command System (ICS) principles and processes to manage an incident or event.
g. Develop an Incident Action plan
h. Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by an Incident Command System (ICS).
i. Conduct incident Briefings
j. Demonstrate transfer of command
This training will be conducted in 5 days of 8 periods of 45 minutes per day. This includes classroom presentations, discussion and practical.
There is no special prerequisite for this training but it is recommended that participants should have some knowledge on emergency response. Ability to write and understand Basic English.
This training is highly recommended for existing local emergency services, Local Police Officers, paramedics, fire fighters, County Government worker or a member of volunteer organization, Community Responders, private organization, employees of any organization that seeks to equip her staff with ICS skills, average citizen who may volunteer to join a group established specifically for the purpose of first response etc.