The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized management system to organize and manage a scalable response to any emergency incidents.

ICS I-100

ICS I-100 is an introductory course and overview of the Incident Command System. The course takes an average of 2 to 4 hours to complete.

ICS I-200

The online ICS I-200 course is not recognized by ICS Canada. Before beginning the course, check that your organization will accept it.

ICS I-200 enables personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the command system. It provides training and resources for personnel who may have a supervisory position within the command system.

You must complete ICS I-100 before you can enrol in ICS I-200. The course takes an average of 10 to 14 hours to complete.


To access free online courses, students must play a role in Alberta’s emergency management system and demonstrate that they are from the public sector, or from a non-government organization that is a member of the NGO council.

Students can enrol by sending an email to aema.training@gov.ab.ca.

The email must include:

  • first and last name of the student requesting the course
  • place of employment (when possible please include an email signature from your organization)
  • your role in Alberta's emergency management system

Enrolment requests take up to 5 business days to process.


If you are having difficulties registering or printing your certificate, contact:

Alberta Emergency Management Agency Training
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: aema.training@gov.ab.ca