Washington State Emergency Management Division


G2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions

Monday, September 19, 2022 to Friday, September 23, 2022

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

Virtual Live Instructor Lead Training. By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).

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

Course Objectives
  • Explain the EOC's critical link to the other NIMS Command and Coordination Structures.
  • Identify EOC staffing solutions by aligning EOC Skillsets to common EOC structures.
  • Explain the planning, operational and resourcing functions of the EOC.
  • Using a scenario, identify the essential elements of information (EEI) that support EOC decision making and information sharing.
  • Using a scenario identify changes in EOC activation level, staffing, resources and information requirements for an expanding incident.
  • Identify the role of an EOC during the transition to recovery.
  • Explain the location, design, equipment and technology considerations for the EOC.



IS0100, An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
IS0700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS0800,National Response Framework, An Introduction

IS2200, Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions



E/L/G 0191, Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
IS0200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200


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

Target Audience

This course is open to all Federal, state, local, and tribal emergency managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all emergency management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.


Virtual - EMD

For the virtual delivery we use MS Teams. Please ensure your PC supports access to MS Teams.

Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Washington Military Department - EMD

Course Manager:

Washington EMD Training Team

(253) 512-7021


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 preference is given to Washington State and tribal residents.