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Emergency Management

Incident Management Team III:
Planning Section Chief


A Planning Section Chief (Type 3) is responsible for the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of operational information related to the incident, and for the preparation and documentation of the IAP.

Requisite Criteria

The table below lists minimum requisite criteria, based on existing protocols and standards, for a Planning Section Chief (Type 3) to participate in the NIMS Integration Center’s National Emergency Responder Credentialing System.


Completion of the following courses/curricula:

  1. IS-100: Introduction to ICS
  2. IS-200: Basic ICS
  3. IS-300: Intermediate ICS
  4. IS-400: Advanced ICS
  5. IS-700:  NIMS, an introduction
  6. IS-800: NRP, an introduction


Significant, ongoing experience related to emergency planning and preparedness, report writing, and information management

Medical/Physical Fitness

Compliance with the following baseline criteria:

  1. Medical requirements established by the AHJ
  2. Minimum physical fitness standards as required by the AHJ
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