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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.

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 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. For more details about the national program, visit the ICS Canada website.

You can take this course online or in a classroom.

  • Prerequisite: N/A

Online Study
There is no charge to take this course online. Download the following documents:

A certificate will be issued once you successfully complete the self-study test and submit it to the Emergency Management and Fire Safety Branch.

Classroom Study - ICS 100/Basic Emergency Management
Submit your Registration Application to take the next course that includes training in ICS 100 and/or Basic Emergency Management.

Scheduled Dates Location Course
Fall 2019 To be announced

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.

ICS I-200 Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 2019 To be announced

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.

ICS I-300 Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 2019 To be announced

ICS I-400: Advanced ICS

This two-day course is designed to enable you to operate efficiently in the advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course provides training for personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in a complex incident environment.

ICS I-400 Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 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.

EOC Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 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 ICS I-100 Incident Command System

Wildland Fire Suppression Course

This two day certified course is designed for firefighters and individuals who directly and indirectly encounter and fight wildland fires in Saskatchewan below the forest fringe. The course provides information on fire behaviour, safety, equipment, aircraft, communications and tactics that can be used to fight a wildland fire.

Wildland Fire Suppression Scheduled Dates Location
Fall 2019 To be announced

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


Visit the ICS website to view a current list of qualified ICS training providers and contractors across Canada.

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