Washington State Emergency Management Division


ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 to Friday, December 1, 2023 (In-Person)


Wednesday, November 29th, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, November 30th, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday, December 1st, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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.

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.

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.




  • IS0100, Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS0200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • IS0700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
  • IS0800, National Response Framework, An Introduction




  • Experience using concepts and principles from ICS 100, ICS 200, and use of skills in a response or exercise.


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

Target Audience



  • Emergency Management


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

Continuing Education

Contact: Hours - 21


Olympia, WA - Olympia, WA - Office Building 2 (OB2)

1115 Washington ST SE
Olympia, WA 98504

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: WA-DSHS


Matthew Simons


(360) 972-0202

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.


Registration preference is given to Washington State and Tribal residents.
The registration period has closed for this event.