This course is designed to assist the student in his or her preparation to function effectively under the NIMS/Incident Command System.
Personnel selected to serve as instructors for this course will teach in the field to personnel representing the Nation?s first responders and allied professions from various Federal, state, and local organizations.
The audience for the course includes people functioning within the environment of an Incident Management Team (IMT) as fully qualified and have a significant instructional delivery background.
The use of qualified, knowledgeable, and experienced instructors is an important aspect in the successful delivery of AHPS training. The learning experience is heightened when the instructors have real-world experience and have served in the capacity for which they are providing instruction. This experience should include service on a variety of incidents during major operations, planned events, and/or full scale Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation (HSEEP) compliant exercises as determined by the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
Selection Criteria: All applicants for admission into the All-Hazards Position-Specific (AHPS) Train-the-Trainer (TtT) program must:
Have completed the course they desire to teach prior to applying for acceptance into the Train-the-Trainer program
Be a fully qualified IC; completed Position Task Book (PTB)
Completion of the E/L0950 and:
The most current versions of:
IS 100: Incident Command System (ICS), An Introduction
IS 200: ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
E/L/G 300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents (ICS 300)
E/L/G 400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents (ICS 400)
IS 700: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
IS 800: National Response Framework (NRF)
In conjunction with the above requirements, instructor candidates must also provide documentation that demonstrates successful completion of formal adult education and/or instructor training to include at least one of the following or its equivalent:
- National Fire Academy?s (NFA) Educational Methodology course
- National Wildfire Coordinating Group?s (NWCG) Facilitative Instructor (M-410) course
- Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Instructor Training Certification Course
- Equivalents (i.e. FEMA E/L/0141, Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills, Total Army Instructor Training Course (TAITC); Small Group Instructor Training Course (SGITC); G265 Basic Instructional Skills course, etc.)
- State Certified Level II or higher Fire, Rescue, and/or EMS Instructor (NFPA 1041 ? Level II)
- State Certified Teaching Certificate
- Advanced degree in education, educational psychology, technical education, or a related program