This course covers basic training requirements for the Food Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, Facilities Unit Leader, Ground Support Unit Leader, Supply Unit Leader, and Communications Unit Leader positions which exist within the Logistics Section. This course is also designed to meet the 16-hour training requirement for the Logistics Section Chief position on a Type 2 Incident Management Team.
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have successfully completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400 level courses, IS-700b and IS-800c, and who have been identified to fulfill the position of Logistics Section Chief on an Incident Management Team. At a minimum, students should have completed Advanced ICS, I-400 training as a prerequisite.
After completing the course, participants will have the necessary information to:
Arrive properly equipped at an incident, gather information to access the assignment, and begin initial planning activities of the Logistics Section Chief
Determine that facilities, services, and materials are provided for an incident
Plan, staff, and manage the logistics section to meet the needs of the incident in a safe and efficient manner
Coordinate with other sections to assist in accomplishing the overall objective of the incident
Implement the demobilization plan
Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at:
Limited to U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard or by invitation.
This event will include a capstone Incident Management Team Exercise (IMTX), on Friday, August 16th, in which participants, along with other Key Leadership Position course participants, will practice their position skills within an incident management team environment under simulated incident conditions. Team members will work together to manage the hypothetical incident, conduct ICS Planning ‘P’ activities and produce work products, including an Incident Action Plan.
Students are requested to bring your personal copy of the EPA Incident Management Handbook (IMH) 2016, if you have one.