Washington State Emergency Management Division


ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Registration open to anyone who meets the Course required prerequisites.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 to Friday, November 5, 2021

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

Registration open to anyone who meets the Course required prerequisites.
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.

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


Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.

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.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 15

Course Dates

November 4th: 0800-1530

November 5th: 0800-1600


Kitsap Meadowdale Community Fire Station 41

7600 Old Military Road NE
Bremerton, WA 98311

Click here for directions

Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management

Course Manager:


Jan Glarum

Training and Exercise Officer

Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management

(360) 307-5877 office

(360) 900-8556 mobile


Reasonable accommodations will be provided to attendees who have effective communication access needs, including limited English proficiency. We invite any person with a disability or other access or functional need and those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

Accommodations may include:

Sign Language Interpreter - Specify type of sign language (i.e., tactile, Signed English, ASL)

CART– Real-time captioning


Other Language needs - please indicate


If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at We will be happy to assist you.


Registration open to anyone who meets the Course required prerequisites.