This course is designed for experienced dispatchers who are familiar with the Incident Command System and dispatch operations. Each attendee participates with hands-on training activities and in an exercise on the final day of the course. Course materials and the INTD Position Task Book will be provided to attendees via digital download prior to the course start date.
A public safety background with three years of experience in dispatch operations.
Awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology.
And must have completed the following online courses from the FEMA EMI website:
IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS-144: Telecommunicators Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Basic Course
IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
IS-700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800: National Response Framework
Additional recommended (not required) training:
ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incident
There is no registration fee for attending; NEMA is not providing meals, room, board or mileage to attend this course.
Class size is limited to 24 participants.