Education and Training

FORMS

ICS Form 205

ICS Form 205a

ICS Form 213

ICS Form 214

ICS Form 217A

ICS Form Radio Equipment

ICS Form Radio Log

ISICSB Form Comm Unit Credentialing

ISICSB Form Comm Unit Submission

 

TRAINING RESOURCES

All Hazard COM-L Task Book

ICS Resource Center

COMM-L, COMM-T, AUXCOOM CREDENTIALED (as of 12/1/2016)

 

TRAINING VIDEOS

DISPATCH TRAINING VIDEOS

Consolette/Control Station Training

ISICS Standards Training

ISICS Standard 1.5.2 - Landing Zone Coordination training

ISICS Standard 1.5.0 - Regional & Statewide Interoperable Talkgroups

ISICS Standard 1.3.0 - Use of plain language

StatusBoard End User training

 

TRAINING AND OUTREACH EVENTS

COMMUNICATIONS EXERCISE (COMMEX)

Event Date:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 to Thursday, October 27, 2022

Location:

Union County Emergency Management (UCEM)

705 E Taylor St

Creston, IA 50801

Description:  

The Iowa Statewide Interoperable Communications System Board (ISICSB) in partnership with Union County Emergency Management (UCEM) an the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are excited to announce that a communiciations exercise (COMMEX) will be conducted October 26 - 27, 2022 in Union County, Iowa.  

This form is for individuals who have recently completed the Communications Unit Leader (COML), Communications Unit Technician (COMT) or Incident Tactical Dispatcher (INTD) courses to register for the COMMEX.  The ISICSB put a stay on the countdown for position task book (PTB) completion with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, so if you have taken a course as recently as 2018 or 2019, you may still eligible to complete your PTB for your course.  

Target Audience: 

The COMMEX is targeted for all individuals that have completed the COML, COMT and/or INTD courses within the past few years.

Registration: 

Applicants should submit scanned copies of all prerequisite Certificates of Completions for IS prerequisite courses upon registering.

Copies of prerequisite documentation (COML/COMT/INTD which verify applicants have met the prerequisites and are eligible to participate in the course) must be submitted for review by October 15, 2022.

Registration is not complete until all documentation has been received and verified by the ISICSB. Final determination of attendance will be announced by the ISICSB Training and Exercise Committee Chair, Haley Nichols (haley.nichols@iowa.gov).

If overnight stays are necessary, a list of hotels offering government rates can be found at https://das.iowa.gov/procurement/agencies/hotel-motel-and-bb-listing.

REGISTER HERE


ICS 400 ADVANCED

Course Description:

This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.

Course Prerequisites:

ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, IS-700, IS-800

Course Target Audience:

This course is designed for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in the Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.

Additional Information:

1) Parking lot entrance is off of 5th Ave on the south end of the building. On-street parking available along Spring Street. 2) Entrance to the building is off of Spring Street (west end of the building) near the flag poles. 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to HSEMDTraining@iowa.gov Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply 5) Meals are on your own Please follow the current CDC guidelines, and if you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home.

Event Dates:

12/1/2022 through 12/2/2022

Event Time:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day

Event Location/Address:

Grinnell Public Safety Building 1020 Spring St

Event City:

Grinnell

Event State:

Iowa

Event Zip:

50112

County and District:

POWESHIEK - District: 1

Is Sponsored by HSEMD?

Yes

Is HSEMD Hosting Registration?

Yes

Seats Remaining:

15 out of 30 seats remaining

REGISTRATION

Point of Contact:

How to Contact HSEMD:

Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page


ICS 300 INTERMEDIATE

Course Description:

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.

Course Prerequisites:

ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, IS-800

Course Target Audience:

This course is open to first responders, public works, jurisdictional executives, hospital leadership, non-profits, and anyone else that may be required to perform intermediate ICS duties.

Additional Information:

1) Classroom T139, in the lower level of The Security Institute. 2) Free parking is available in lot 2B 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to HSEMDTraining@iowa.gov Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply 5) Meals are on your own

Event Dates:

2/21/2023 through 2/23/2023

Event Time:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day

Event Location/Address:

The Security Institute (lower level) on WITCC Campus 4647 Stone Ave

Event City:

Sioux City

Event State:

Iowa

Event Zip:

51106

County and District:

WOODBURY - District: 3

Is Sponsored by HSEMD?

Yes

Is HSEMD Hosting Registration?

Yes

Seats Remaining:

13 out of 30 seats remaining

REGISTRATION

Point of Contact

How to Contact HSEMD:

Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page


ICS 400 ADVANCED

Course Description:

This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.

Course Prerequisites:

ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, IS-700, IS-800

Course Target Audience:

This course is designed for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in the Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.

Additional Information:

1) Classroom T139, in the lower level of The Security Institute. 2) Free parking is available in lot 2B 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to HSEMDTraining@iowa.gov Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply 5) Meals are on your own

Event Dates:

4/20/2023 through 4/21/2023

Event Time:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day

Event Location/Address:

The Security Institute (lower level) on WITCC Campus 4647 Stone Ave

Event City:

Sioux City

Event State:

Iowa

Event Zip:

51106

County and District:

WOODBURY - District: 3

Is Sponsored by HSEMD?

Yes

Is HSEMD Hosting Registration?

Yes

Seats Remaining:

13 out of 30 seats remaining

REGISTRATION

Point of Contact

How to Contact HSEMD:

Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page


ICS 300 INTERMEDIATE

Course Description:

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.

Course Prerequisites:

ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, IS-800

Course Target Audience:

This course is open to first responders, public works, jurisdictional executives, hospital leadership, non-profits, and anyone else that may be required to perform intermediate ICS duties.

Additional Information:

1) Training will be held at the Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility class rooms. 2) Parking available around the building. 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to HSEMDTraining@iowa.gov Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply 5) Meals are on your own

Event Dates:

6/20/2023 through 6/22/2023

Event Time:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day

Event Location/Address:

Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility 14928 Public Safety Way

Event City:

Dubuque

Event State:

Iowa

Event Zip:

52002-8216

County and District:

DUBUQUE - District: 6

Is Sponsored by HSEMD?

Yes

Is HSEMD Hosting Registration?

Yes

Seats Remaining:

2 out of 30 seats remaining

REGISTRATION

Point of Contact

How to Contact HSEMD:

Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page


ICS 400 ADVANCED

Course Description:

This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.

Course Prerequisites:

ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, IS-700, IS-800

Course Target Audience:

This course is designed for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in the Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.

Additional Information:

1) Training will be held at the Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility class rooms. 2) Parking available around the building. 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to HSEMDTraining@iowa.gov Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply 5) Meals are on your own

Event Dates:

9/12/2023 through 9/13/2023

Event Time:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day

Event Location/Address:

Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility 14928 Public Safety Way

Event City:

Dubuque

Event State:

Iowa

Event Zip:

52002-8216

County and District:

DUBUQUE - District: 6

Is Sponsored by HSEMD?

Yes

Is HSEMD Hosting Registration?

Yes

Seats Remaining:

3 out of 30 seats remaining

REGISTRATION

Point of Contact

How to Contact HSEMD:

Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page