IS-100.b Introduction to ICS
IS-700.a National Incident Management System(NIMS), An Introduction
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-800.B National Response Framework, An Introduction
Introduction to Emergency Communication
** Required for admittance to an Emergency Operations Center (EOC),
a Public Service Answer Point (PSAP) or any other facility where the
ARES member might interface with government or emergency personnel.
These are collectively known as the "CORE 4" courses.
IS-22 Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
IS-802 ESF #2, Communications
Advanced training (optional)
SKYWARN - Storm spotter
classes are conducted by the National Weather Service.
Public Service and Emergency Communications
Management for Radio Amateurs
Red Cross - First Aid/CPR/AED
classes and Emergency Preparedness information.
New (and Revised) FEMA Courses
Several new courses have been added to the FEMA
site that are available free and online. There are
also some courses that have been revised and may be worth taking
over again. Many of these involve the various Emergency
Support Functions (ESFs) and their relationship to the Incident
Command System (ICS).
For a complete list of these courses, click on
Register your training certifications
See the Membership Page for instructions
on registering your completed training for ARES.