NIMS Training




Emergency Management Institute
Required On-Line Training Courses

Please check with your department head or Vermilion County EMA
to see what courses are required for your job position.

Russell Rudd, EMA Chief Deputy
Phone: (217) 443-6012  



IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, I-100

Course Overview

Incident Command training is being developed and offered for a variety of disciplines,
including Federal Disaster Workers, Public Works, Law Enforcement, and Public Health.
All of the ICS training offered through these courses is consistent.
However, the various versions include examples and exercises specific to each of these disciplines.


IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Course Overview

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or
event within the Incident Command System (ICS).
ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to
assume a supervisory position within the ICS.


IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

Course Overview

On February 28, 2003, President Bush issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive-5.
HSPD-5 directed the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop and administer a
National Incident Management System (NIMS).
NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector,
and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
You can also find information about NIMS at

This course introduces NIMS and takes approximately three hours to complete.
It explains the purpose, principles, key components and benefits of NIMS.
The course also contains "Planning Activity" screens giving you an opportunity to
complete some planning tasks during this course.
The planning activity screens are printable so that you can use them
after you complete the course.


IS-800  A National Response Plan (NRP), An Introduction

Course Overview

The National Response Plan, or NRP, describes how the Federal Government will work in
concert with State, local, and tribal governments and the private sector to respond to disasters.