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Emergency Management Courses

If you or your community are interested in attending one of the following Emergency Management and Fire Safety (EMFS) Courses, please complete this registration form and submit it to EMFS. If your community is interested in hosting one of the following EMFS courses, please complete and submit this course sponsorship form or contact:

Emergency Management and Fire Safety

5th Floor, 1855 Victoria Avenue
Phone: 306-787-2688

Note the schedule for the following Emergency Management and Fire Safety Courses may be amended as required.

Self-Study Learning - ICS 100 Incident Command System

The Incident Command System (ICS) represents organizational "best practices" and has become the standard for emergency management across the country. This introductory course will cover the basics of the Incident Command model of emergency management. All members of Emergency Services should take this course so they are aware of how the Incident Command model works. There is no cost for this on-line course.

Course Certification: A Certificate will be issued once participants successfully complete the self-study test and submit it to the Emergency Management and Fire Safety Branch.

  • Prerequisite: N/A


Visit the ICS Canada website for an overview of the national program.


ICS I-200: Basic ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

This two day course provides training on and resources for those who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the Incident Command System during an emergency response.


Scheduled Dates Location
September 21-22, 2018  Yorkton
October 26-27, 2018
November 19-20, 2018  Unity


ICS I-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

This three day course is designed to enable you to operate efficiently using the ICS in a supervisory role on expanding incidents.

  • Prerequisites: ICS I-100 Incident Command System and ICS I-200 Basic ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action
  • Registration Application


Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 2018/Winter 2019

To be announced


Basic Emergency Management

This two day course is based on the four pillars of emergency management - mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The course provides participants with fundamental emergency planning knowledge to enhance their ability to either lead or be part of an EMO committee.  


Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 2018/Winter 2019  To be announced


Emergency Operations Centre

This two day course covers the characteristics and organization of a standard municipal Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). Through a series of lectures, discussions and exercises, participants will gain the knowledge and skills they need to work as a team member in an EOC during an emergency.


Scheduled Dates   Location 
Fall 2018/Winter 2019

To be announced


Emergency Plan Development Workshop

This half day workshop is designed to outline the legislative authority and program policy in support of emergency management and to provide a step-by-step process for communities to develop and implement an Emergency Plan for their community. If your community is interested, please contact EMFS or submit a completed Course Sponsorship form.

  • Prerequisites: Recommend you have BEM and ICS I-100 Incident Command System


Incident Command System (ICS) Course, Student and Instructor Standards

The Incident Command System (ICS) is a management system designed to enable effective, efficient incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure. ICS is a fundamental form of management established in a standard format, with the purpose of enabling incident managers to identify the key concerns associated with the incident—often under urgent conditions—without sacrificing attention to any component of the command system. It represents organizational "best practices" and, has become the standard for emergency management across the country.

ICS Instructor Qualification Application

Review the Instructor Standards above before completing your ICS Instructor Qualification Application form. Please submit all completed applications for review to:

Ray Unrau
Emergency Management and Fire Safety
Ministry of Government Relations
500-1855 Victoria Avenue
Regina SK S4P 3T2


View the current list of qualified ICS Canada instructors in Saskatchewan

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