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Emergency Management Courses

Please be advised that all in-person Emergency Management courses are cancelled as a precautionary measure to mitigate the COVID-19 virus. All course offering/delivery, if cleared to proceed, will start again after August 31, 2020. At this time, the ICS 100: Incident Command System course will continue to be offered online only.

If you or your community are interested in attending one of the following Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) courses, please complete this registration form and submit it to SPSA. If your community is interested in hosting one of the following SPSA courses, please complete and submit this course sponsorship form or contact:

Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency
47-12th Street East
Phone: 306-953-3763

Note the schedule for the following SPSA 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.

  • 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 Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency.

Scheduled Dates Location Course
  online only      -

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
  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
  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
  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
CANCELLED - March 20-21, 2020 Delisle

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 SPSA 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.

  • Prerequisites: Recommended you have ICS-100 Incident Command System (ICS 100 is a free, online study that can be found on the Emergency Management Course page)

Wildland Fire Suppression Scheduled Dates Location
CANCELLED - March 28-29, 2020 Estevan

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

The 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:

Training Coordinator
47-12th Street East
Phone: 306-953-3763

Email: spsatraining@gov.sk.ca 

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

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