TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Advanced Incident Command Systems (ICS 400)


February 12, 2015


The Maine Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training seminar on ICS-400, the new updated Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Public Safety Chief Officers. The course will be held April 8 and 9, 2015 At Penobscot County EMA, Bangor.

Prior completion of the ICS 100 – 300 series is a prerequisite for attendance to this program. This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS).

At the end of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Explain how major incidents pose special management challenges.
  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
  • Describe the circumstances in which multiagency coordination systems are established.

Selection Criteria:

The target audience for this course includes senior chief personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity at an incident or event. This includes individuals who may serve as Incident Commander or as members of the Command or General Staff, Area Command, or multiagency coordination entity/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) management. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses. These earlier courses are prerequisites for ICS-400.

Course Location and Logistics:

The course will be held at the Penobscot County EMA training room located at 93 Hammond Street, Bangor. Classes will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with day 2 ending at noon. Breaks and lunch will be provided. This is a regional training offering, no lodging is available. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student


For further information or to register, please contact Mike Grant at MEMA. All applications should be submitted via FEMA training application form found at:


Course flyer for posting (Adobe Acrobat format)


Mike Grant, MEMA
800-452-8735 / 624-4400 / FAX 287-3178