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L0956: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Liaison Officer Course


The goal of this professional development course is to provide federal, state, and local-level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Liaison Officer (LOFR) in a Type III All Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT).

The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.Selection
Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training shall be completed by personnel who will be required to gain a certificate of training and the credentials to function in an ICS Organization, such as an IMT, as a member of the Command, General Staff or as a Unit Leader. These criteria will be verified on the student enrollment request by endorsement of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) such as the State/Tribal Training Officer or the course manager.
ACE: Level: Lower Division/Associate
ACE: Credit Hours: 1

Course Objectives

Explain the roles and responsibilities of the LOFR as a member of the Command Staff.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of an Agency Representative.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of the Liaison Officer with regards to Stakeholders.
Explain types of communication and work-location requirements for a given incident.
Identify the process and relevant parties involved in incident information flow, including the role of Assistant Liaison Officers.
Identify the Liaison Officer's contributions to the NIMS incident action planning process.
Explain the proper steps to follow in the event of a special situation.
Identify the demobilization process as it relates to the duties of the LOFR.


· IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

· IS-200 Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200

· E/L/G 0300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents, ICS 300

· E/L/G 0400 Advanced Incident Command System for Complex Incidents, ICS 400

· IS-700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

· IS-800 National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction


Other recommended (not required) courses:

· E/L/G 0191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface

· O 305 Type 3 AHIMT Training Course (US Fire Administration)

· O 337 Command & General Staff Functions for Local Incident Management Team (US Fire Administration)

You must email prerequisites to April Keeler, State NIMS Coordinator, at before you will be approved for this course.


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