Required FEMA Trainings

National Incident Management System (NIMS) & Incident Command System (ICS) Training

Staff members routinely assigned to incident response are required to obtain certificates in the following federally available NIMS and ICS training courses:

These courses are available through the FEMA Individual Study Program. Staff members are to email a copy of their certificates to The subject of the email should be FEMA IS Training Certificate. This is a free, one-time certification training.