ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System

Lee’s Summit Police Department, 10 NE Tudor Road Lee’s Summit, Mo. 64086

The ICS-400 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. 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.

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Important Notes

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Program identifies the ICS 300 and 400 level courses for emergency response personnel who require advanced knowledge and application of ICS and training is required to those currently serving in their positions as mid-level and senior level response supervisors (Strike Team Task Force, Unit Leaders, Division Group Supervisors, Branch Directors, Command and General Staff, Department Heads, Unified Commanders, Emergency Managers, and Emergency Center Operation Center Managers).

Priority registration is reserved for emergency services personnel in the nine-county Kansas City metropolitan area: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri and Leavenworth, Johnson, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. Due to grant requirements, we are not able to accept registrations from outside the states of Kansas or Missouri. If you are from outside the nine-county Kansas City region please contact your local emergency manager for details on emergency services training.

Environmentally Friendly: The course manual will be emailed advanced of the course for you to download or print. Feel free to bring your electronic device including power cords.

This is a two-day course and both days of class will meet from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.


  • No cost to attend but registration is required.
  • Check-in at 8 a.m. (lunch not provided).
  • Click on preferred date to register online.
  • Questions? Call 816-701-8234

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.

Focus Area: Safety & Security