TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Advanced Incident Command Systems (ICS 400)


January 22, 2016


Advanced Incident Command Systems (ICS 400)
Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents
May 19 & 20, 2016

The Maine Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training seminar on the new updated Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Public Safety Chief Officers. Prior completion of the ICS 300 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) for NIMS compliancy at the state, county, local government and tribal level.

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 a major 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.

Course Location: The course will be held at MEMA located at 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta. Day 1 class will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Day 2 will close midafternoon. Lunch and breaks will be provided. Lodging at no cost is available upon qualification. Please contact MEMA training for prior approval. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student. We are an equal opportunity educational provider.

For further information or to register, please contact Mike Grant at MEMA.

All applications should be submitted via FEMA training application form found at:



Mike Grant, MEMA