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  • OSRL
  • IMS 300
Learning Type Customised Training
Duration 3 Days
Price from £POA
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IMS300 for Expanding Incidents

  • OSRL
  • IMS 300

This customised course comprehensively examines the fundamentals of incident management for expanding and large-scale incidents, focusing on roles and responsibilities and the objective-led planning process to support in-field operations.

  • OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider
Is This Course Right For Me?

This course is ideal for those required to be a part of the incident management team (IMT) during an incident, highlighting the fundamental aspects of incident management and the roles and responsibilities covered within.

This course is suitable for all personnel who would serve in an incident command post/centre in the following roles:

  • Command Staff
  • General Staff
  • Section Chiefs
  • Task Force Leaders,
  • Strike Team Leaders
  • Division/Group Supervisors
  • Branch Directors
  • Multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations centre staff



What Will I Learn On This Course?

Effective incident management requires the ability to establish command and control, to move the management of the response from an initial reactive mode to one where the scope of the incident is understood, appropriate response actions are being taken, and a clear set of objectives is driving the outcome of the incident to protect people and the environment.

This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Introduction to the IMS planning process
  • Integrated communications
  • Resource management
  • Incident Action Plan (IAP) preparation and approval
  • Demobilisation
  • Transfer of command
  • Termination of command
Course Programme

Culminating in an immersive table-top exercise, during this course, you will cover the following topics:

  • IMS fundamentals review
  • Introduction to the Planning Cycle, initial briefing and response
  • Setting command objectives & objectives meeting
  • Command & general staff meetings
  • Operational management
  • Preparation for the tactics meeting & resource management
  • Tactics Meeting
  • Preparation for and conducting of the planning meeting
  • Incident Action Plan (IAP) preparation & approval 
  • Operations briefing
  • Transfer of Command
  • Demobilisation & termination
  • IMS table-top planning process exercise involving the Planning P and preparing the IAP

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