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April 12, 2023 - April 13, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Emergency Operations Center
720 80th St SW, Bldg A
Everett, WA 98203
No Cost- FREE!

ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff Date: April 12-13 2023 Time: 0800-1700 Location: Snohomish County EM, 720 80th St. SW., Everett, WA 98203

ICS 400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Course Description:

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for ICS 400.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.


  • IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS) (any version)
  • IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (any version)
  • IS-700 National Incident Management System (any version)
  • IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction (any version)
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Prerequisites will need to be sent into within 24-hours of registration.

Target Audience:

The target audience for this course includes experienced senior emergency management personnel who may perform in a management capacity for major or complex incidents. This group includes individuals who may serve as the Incident Commander, as a member of a Unified Command, or as members of the Command or General Staff, or Multiagency Coordination Group/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) management for incidents that may use an Area Command.

Course Length

**2** Days (16 hours). (Wed/Thurs) April 12-13, 2023

We will meet from 8:00 AM to 5:00pm (30 min lunch).

There will be a 30-minute break for lunch. While we do not provide lunch, we do offer use of freezers, refrigerators, and microwave ovens that you are welcome to use, or there are many restaurants and fast-food options nearby.

Some local favorites include “Pickle Time”, “Chops”, “Memos” and “Zoey’s Chicken”.

Class Size: 25-36 participants

Cost: FREE

Other Information-

If you need to cancel your registration for this class, please contact our training department at Some of our classes have limited availability and waiting lists. Please be considerate of others and cancel if you know that you will not be attending.

Those who do *NOT* attend the class and remain registered, will be asked to contact the training department prior to registering for any future classes.

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact our training department at (Requests should be made as soon as possible, but preferably at least 14 calendar days prior to the class.)

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