The course expands on the core IMS features, principles and organisational structure. It delves into command of a small incident, management by objectives and the flexibility of its structure as it expands and contracts for all different emergency types.
Develop an awareness of the functional areas and staffing positions within the Incident Management System structure.
Understand the role of objectives in managing an incident and the concept of briefings, along with how and when to transfer command.
Highlighting the span of control, and being able to effectively scale-up and down incident management.