Civil Air Patrol

ICS400 course offered

There’s still time to sign up for the ICS400 Advanced Incident Command System course being offered on October 19-20 at Falcon Composite Squadron 305 in Mesa.

Course Overview

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.

Primary Audience

The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.


Participants must have successfully completed:

  • IS100, Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response;
  • ICS300, Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents;
  • IS700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
  • IS800, National Response Framework, An Introduction

Class will run from 8 am – 5 pm daily. Anyone already having the previous version of ICS 400 who wishes to attend this new release (as a refresher for testing), can attend a cumulative four hours for credit.

Sign up in the Arizona Wing eWing Activity Interest Reporting System (AIRS) at

This will be a special/combined Arizona Wing/CAP-USAF class delivery, with about 8-10 CAP-USAF members attending from around the nation.

If you have any questions, please call Lt. Col. (Dr.) Bob Ditch (480) 298-2603.

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