Illinois Fire Service Institute


National Incident Management System (NIMS)

IS 700 - National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

Due to the arrival of Presidential Homeland Security Directive 5, FEMA has begun offering an introductory course to the National Incident Management System. This course is available as a self-study course and in a web-based training format. We are providing some of the valuable material links as well as direct links to the course information on FEMA's website below.

What to do next?

IFSI recommends review of the following materials on emergency preparedness. They will help to educate you on proper responses during an incident. The Unified Command program here at IFSI is the next course on NIMS topics following IS-700.

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