ICS Course Offerings

G-191: ICS/EOC Interface Training Spring 2023

This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

  • PREREQUISITE: None
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  January 23, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  0830 – 1630
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $35
    • Out of County – $50
  • Registration Form
G-191: ICS/EOC Interface Training (Nights) Spring 2023

This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

  • PREREQUISITE: None
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  January 30 & 31, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  1830 – 2230
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $35
    • Out of County – $50
  • Registration Form
G-191: ICS/EOC Interface Training (Saturday) Spring 2023

This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

  • PREREQUISITE: None
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  February 25, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  0830 – 1630
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $35
    • Out of County – $50
  • Registration Form
ICS-200: Basic ICS for Initial Response Spring 2023

This 16 hour program addresses the need for an incident management system, an overview of the structure and expansibility of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by officers and firefighters to use ICS’ guidelines effectively, using scenario practices in its application. Appendixes including guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS will be provided. This course will meet the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Management Level I. 

11 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

  • PREREQUISITE: Current version of IS-100.c & the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  February 9 & 10, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  0830 – 1630
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $70
    • Out of County – $100
  • Registration Form
ICS-200: Basic ICS for Initial Response (Nights) Spring 2023

This 16 hour program addresses the need for an incident management system, an overview of the structure and expansibility of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by officers and firefighters to use ICS’ guidelines effectively, using scenario practices in its application. Appendixes including guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS will be provided. This course will meet the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Management Level I. 

11 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

  • PREREQUISITE: Current version of IS-100.c & the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  February 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  1830 – 2230
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $70
    • Out of County – $100
  • Registration Form
I-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents Spring 2023

This 24 hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of managementThis course will meet the requirements of NJAC 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 

24 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

  • PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom) as well as the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s): February 22, 23, and 24, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  0830 – 1630
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $100
    • Out of County – $150
  • Registration Form
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (Nights) Spring 2023

This 24 hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of managementThis course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 

24 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom) as well as the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).

Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.

  • Date(s): February 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, and March 1, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  1830 – 2230
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $100
    • Out of County – $150
  • Registration Form
ICS-400: Advanced ICS System Spring 2023

This 16 hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training methods are used to reinforce the application of this level of management. This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 

16 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

  • PREREQUISITE: Successful competition of the most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom), ICS-300, the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  March 27 & 28, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  0830 – 1630
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $70
    • Out of County – $100
  • Registration Form
ICS-400: Advanced ICS System (Nights) Spring 2023

This 16 hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training methods are used to reinforce the application of this level of management. This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 

16 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

  • PREREQUISITE: Successful competition of the most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom), ICS-300, the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).
  • Instructor(s): Dennis VanNatta, OEM Coordinator Scotch Plains N.J.
  • Date(s):  March 21, 22, 27, & 28, 2023
  • Class Limit:  20 Student Max.
  • Time:  1830 – 2230
  • Attire:  Uniform or Business Casual
  • Equipment:  All Class Materials Provided
  • Cost:
    • Union County – $70
    • Out of County – $100
  • Registration Form
G-191 Emergency Operations Center / Incident Command System Interface Training

Date(s): September 14, 2022

This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

PREREQUISITE: Successful Completion of ICS I-200

G-191 Emergency Operations Center / Incident Command System Interface Training (Nights)

Date(s): September 14 & 15, 2022

This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.

FEMA NIMS I-300

Date(s): November 2, 3, and 4, 2022

This 24 hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management. This course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 24 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

FEMA NIMS I-300 (Nights)

Date(s): November 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16, 2022

This 24 hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management. This course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 24 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

PREREQUISITE: Successful Completion of ICS I-200

FEMA NIMS I-400

Date(s): November 30 and December 1, 2022

This 16 hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training methods are used to reinforce the application of this level of management. This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 16 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

PREREQUISITE: Successful Completion of ICS I-300

FEMA NIMS I-400 (Nights)

Date(s): November 29, 30, and December 6, 7, 2022

This 16 hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training methods are used to reinforce the application of this level of management. This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. 16 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.

PREREQUISITE: Successful Completion of ICS I-300