For more information about participating in an AAIM class as a student or instructor use the links below.

Participants should be fully qualified and assigned in a Command or General Staff position on an AHIMT prior to attending this course. In addition, participants are required to have completed:

  • S-420 – Command and General Staff and/or O-305 Type-3 Incident Management Team Course, Command and General Staff training
  • I-100 to I-400, IS 700.b, IS 800.d
  • Position Specific Training for the ICS position that they are filling on the IMT

The AAIM pre-course work is divided into the following 4 elements:

 

  • Standard pre-course work consisting of online NIMS courses
  • State Annex (California based) which will reflect those specific State resources, agencies, plans, and laws.
  • List of general references (California based).
  • Written pre-course test (provided under separate link)

 

It is the Incident Commander’s responsibility to ensure that his/her IMT has successfully completed all phases of the pre-course work.

 

A copy of each IMT member’s completed pre-course test must be submitted to the AAIM course coordinator.

 

Standard pre-course work:

 

IS-26              Guide to Points of Distribution                                                      4 hr     Aug 2010

IS-75              Military Resources in Emergency Management                         2 hr     Feb 2011

IS-240.B         Leadership and Influence                                                              3 hr     Jun 2014

IS-244.B         Developing and Managing Volunteers                                         4 hr     Mar 2013

IS-247B         Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for Alert Originators                                                                                                                             2 hr     Apr 2020

IS-288.A         The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management 1 hr     Feb 2015

IS-520            Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas                                                                                                                           1 hr     Mar 2020

IS-700.B         National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction                                                                                                                                                         3.5 hr  Jun 2018

IS-706            NIMS Interstate Mutual Aid                                                            2.5 hr  Oct 2013

IS-800.D        National Response Framework, An Introduction                  3 hr     May 2020

IS-907            Active Shooter: What You Can Do                                            1 hr     Dec 2015

IS-2200          EOC Management and Operations                                           4 hr     May 2019

IS-2900.A      National Disaster Recovery Framework                                      3 hr     Jul 2018

                                                                                                                                    34 hrs total

(** Bold “IS” courses: new or updated for 2021/22 prework)

 

State Annex (California):

  • California National Guard                                                            www.calguard.ca.gov
  • California Emergency Management Agency (CAL EMA)       http://www.caloes.ca.gov/
  • California Legislative Information                                              www.leginfo.ca.gov
  • California Department of Public Health                                    www.cdph.ca.gov     
  • CA State Fire Marshal http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/
  • CA State Water Resources Control Board                               www.swrcb.ca.gov
  • California EPA Air Resources Board                                         www.arb.ca.gov
  • California Environmental Protection Agency                           www.calepa.ca.gov
  • California Department of Toxic Substance Control                www.dtsc.ca.gov
  • California Department of Food &Agriculture                            www.cdfa.ca.gov
  • California Public Utilities Commission                                      www.cpuc.ca.gov
  • California ISO www.caiso.com
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/
  • California Dept of Corrections & Rehabilitation www.cdcr.ca.gov
  • California Dept of Finance          www.dof.ca.gov
  • CA Dept of Industrial Relationships (Cal/OSHA)                 www.dir.ca.gov/dosh
  • California Highway Patrol                                                 www.chp.ca.gov         
  • California Native American Heritage Commission                 www.nahc.ca.gov
  • California Department of Conservation                                   www.quake.ca.gov
  • California Department of Forestry & Fire Protections            www.fire.ca.gov
  • Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/stockpile/stockpile.htm

                         

National:

  • US Coast Guard                                  www.uscg.mil          
  • US Army                                              www.army.mil          
  • Red Cross                                            www.redcross.org   
  • Salvation Army                                    www.salvationarmyusa.org
  • National Ski Patrol                           www.nsp.org
  • US Geological www.usgs.gov
  • US Department of Health & Human Services www.hhs.gov
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corp www.usphs.gov      
  • US Fish & Wildlife Service www.fws.gov
  • US Environmental Protection Agency                            www.epa.gov           
  • US Dept of Agriculture                          www.usda.gov
  • US Army Corp of Engineers                                           http://www.usace.army.mil/
  • US Department of Defense                                               www.defense.gov
  • USA Government www.usa.gov
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration                 www.osha.gov
  • National Response Center                                                 www.nrc.uscg.mil
  • National Transportation Safety Board                              www.ntsb.gov
  • Transportation Security Administration                            www.tsa.gov
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation                                        www.fbi.gov
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives    www.atf.gov
  • US Dept of Interior                                              www.doi.gov
  • US Dept of Interior – Indian Affairs                                  www.bia.gov
  • National Park Service                                               www.nps.gov
  • Bureau of Land Management                                       www.blm.gov
  • Federal Railroad Administration                                    www.fra.dot.gov      
  • Department of Homeland Security                                   www.dhs.gov
  • Disaster Center                                                www.disastercenter.com
  • Disaster Assistance                              www.disasterassistance.gov
  • FEMA National Preparedness Training & Education    www.training.fema.gov
  • FEMA – NIMS Information                    www.fema.gov/nims
  • Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program                              https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/32326    
  • National Advanced Fire & Resource Institute www.nafri.gov
  • FEMA Independent Study Program                                  www.training.fema.gov/is
  • National Fire & Aviation Management                             https://fam.nwcg.gov/fam-web/
  • National Weather Service                                       http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/
  • Red Cross National Shelter System                     https://nss.communityos.org/cms/
  • National Incident Management Organization                 http://www.fs.usda.gov/nimo
  • US Army                                                  www.army.mil
  • US Geological Department of Conservation                   www.earthquake.usgs.gov
  • US Dept of Transportation Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration                             www.phmsa.dot.gov

 

References:

1. An instructor for AAIM should complete the AAIM course or one of the following courses:

  • Complex Incident Management course (CIMC)
  • Advanced Incident Management (ICS-520)

2. It is also highly recommended the instructor has:

  • Participated on a AHIMT in a Command or General Staff position
  • Performed as a Command and General Staff (ICS-420) instructor/coach 
  • Instructed a FEMA O-305 All-Hazards Incident Management Training course
  • Met prerequisites for national and state instructor qualifications*
  • Completed a minimum 80 hours of classroom teaching experience in an emergency incident response related program

For more information contact a State Training Officer.

*Instructor qualifications may vary state by state.