Onshore Incident Commander
The Onshore Incident Commander training is directed towards individuals who are either designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an emergency management team in an emergency.
Course Aims and Objectives
The aim of the Onshore Incident Commander Training is to equip personnel with formal training in command and control, communications and stress related factors in the management of major emergencies / incidents. In addition, this program also provides initial Emergency / Incident management training for personnel who are undertaking a training and competence program to progress to the role as the Onshore Incident Commander. This program exposes personnel to the Incident Command Structure (ICS) and demonstrates how it can provide a solid framework, designed to assign functional tasks to dedicated personnel and apply or strengthen a structure. Additionally, delegates will learn how to prepare for, prevent, respond to the effects of incidents regardless of the cause, location or complexity.
There are no specific pre-requisites for the OIC training programme however, the delegate must be able to demonstrate suitable exposure within his/her sphere of influence.
Module 1: Theory of Major Emergency / Incident Management.
Module 2: Practical Elements of Major Emergency / Incident Management.