The 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.
Training Duration: 5 days
Training Prerequisite: There is no specific requirements for this course however one must have Basic English both written and oral.
Target group: This course is ideal for the following group:
a. Disaster mangers at National level.
b. Disaster managers at county level.
c. Humanitarian actors.
d. NGO project managers.
e. Public and private disaster mangers.
f. Individuals interested in expanding their knowledge in disaster incident management.
a. To enhance incident management by objectives.
b. To enhance command during incident management.
c. To enhance all hazard incident management.
d. To enhance multiagency approach to incident management.
e. To enhance logistical and administrative support to operational staff.
f. To enhance eliminate duplication of efforts hence cost effective incident management.
g. To improve on briefing skills.
Course outcome: By the end of this course you will be able to:
a. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of an Incident Command System (ICS).
b. Demonstrate understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) organization appropriate to the complexity of an incident or event.
c. Use Incident Command System (ICS) principles and processes to manage an incident or event.
d. Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by an Incident Command System (ICS).