Washington State Emergency Management Division


ICS Combo Course (IS-100, IS-200, IS-700)

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Course Description

ICS Combo Course (100/200/700)

Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

The goals of this course are for the students to be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS), be prepared to coordinate with response partners from all levels of government and the private sector and demonstrate overall incident management skills.

Note: Students will be required to successfully complete four online exams in class in order to receive credit for each of the courses covered.

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

Course Objectives


  • Become familiar with:
    • ICS Applications
    • ICS Organizational Principles and Elements
    • Positions and Responsibilities
    • Facilities and Functions
    • Planning



  • Describe the Incident Command System (ICS) organization appropriate to the complexity of the incident or event.
  • Use ICS to manage an incident or event.



  • Describe:
    • The intent of NIMS
    • The key concepts and principles underlying NIMS
    • The purpose of NIMS Components
    • The purpose of the National Integration Center (NIC)


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience

Individuals who seek a classroom learning environment for improving knowledge on the core NIMS related courses rather than completing the training via Independent Study.


Pierce County Emergency Operations Center

2501 S 35th St, Ste. D
Tacoma, WA 98409

Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Pierce County Emergency Management


Course Manager:


Emily Loeffelholz

Training & Exercise Coordinator

(253) 798-7428


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.


To apply, please click here.