NIMS Training

National Incident Management System (NIMS)- guides people to work together to prevent, protect against, and respond to and recover from incidents. 

Who needs NIMS Training? 

  • Administration at the department head level or above
  • Building Managers 
  • Campus Emergency Operations Team 
  • JSU Police 
  • All others not specifically identified who are tasked with building emergency planning safety or security assignments. 

What are the benefits of complying with NMS?

  • NIMS and Incident Command System (ICS) principles must be demonstrated during emergency responses.
  • It’s required to receive federal disaster assistance funds.
  • Required to apply for state and federal public safety homeland security and emergency management grant funding. 

Additional Resources and Information:

Yes, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers on-line courses for ICS 100.HE, ICS 200, IS 700.a and IS 800B. These courses are available on the FEMA Emergency Management Institute Website