Washington State Emergency Management Division


ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Friday, November 10, 2023 to Sunday, November 12, 2023 (In-Person)

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Planning

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses.

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

Course Objectives
  • Describe how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.
  • Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS).
  • Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.



  • 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)

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

Target Audience


  • Emergency Management

Selection Criteria:

  • Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.

  • Participants who completed the Required Prerequisites for this course. Please see NTED for more Course detail information.

For additional course information, including Target Disciplines, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Continuing Education

Contact: Hours - 21


City of Ephrata

Public Works Building - Meeting Room
124 Enterprise Street SE
Ephrata, WA 98823

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Civil Air Patrol, Washington Wing Headquarters

Course Manager:

Ernie Schnabler

Civi Air Patrol, Washington Wing Hqs.

Direct: 360-513-6499

Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

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 and we will be happy to assist you.


To apply, please contact the Course Manager Ernie Schnabler.