Intermediate Level Certification

Overview

The Intermediate Level certification is a mid-level certification for emergency managers. This level of certification requires a total of 650 hours of training.

All requirements for Intermediate Level certification are in addition to meeting Basic Level certification requirements.

Those who have earned Intermediate Level certification are entitled to use the ILEM designation.


Required Courses

The following courses are required as part of this level of certification:

 

  • IS-130 EXERCISE EVALUATION & IMPROVEMENT PLANNING
  • IS-235 EMERGENCY PLANNING
  • IS-240 LEADERSHIP & INFLUENCE
  • IS-288 THE ROLE OF VOLUNTEER AGENCIES IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  • IS-362 MULTI-HAZARD EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR SCHOOLS
  • IS-403 INTRODUCTION TO INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE
  • IS-559 LOCAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
  • IS-700 NIMS RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • IS-800 NATIONAL INFRATRUCTURE PROTECTION PLAN (NIPP)

Additional Requirements

In addition to the required courses, this level of certification requires:

  • A total of 250 hours of 'core' curriculum (FEMA and other emergency management training). The required training courses count toward the 250 hour total.
  • A total of 100 hours of 'optional' training. Optional training includes other public safety and general management training and education.