NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED TRAINING
NIMS training is required under Homeland Security Presidential Directive
(HSPD-5) to receive federal funding, grants, training, and reimbursement of disaster recovery costs. personnel must attend training based on their ICS role.
FEMA's Emergency Management Institute offers free on-line NIMS-compliant training ranging from 1 to 3 hours in length. The ICS-300 and ICS-400 must be taught in classroom by certified NIMS Instructors.
The following chart may be used to help determine what "key personnel" need to receive incident command system (ISC) and NIMS training. For more information about NIMS training click on this link - http://training.fema.gov/nims/.
You may visit Texas School Safety Center here: https://txssc.txstate.edu/tools/tde-toolkit/nims-ics
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