ARES R2 D3 Training

The Colorado section training courses required for ARES are the following:

First, you will need to register a FEMA student ID at

FEMA Training website:
(Note: There are plenty of other courses available, so do not let the bare minimum requirements slow you down from gaining further knowledge.)

IS-100.b – Intro to Incident Command System
IS-200.c – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700.a – Intro to Nantional Incident Management System…
IS-800.b – Intro to the National Response Framework


In addition to the online training there are also in person training that will be conducted in counties around the state. Currently all in person trainings are cancelled until further notice. We will update via the club mailing list on available training.

ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Standardized Training Plan

Below is the ARES Standardized Training Plan and Task Book. These are the standardized training levels ARES volunteers should complete. The Task Book below should be used to report training to our regional EC. This document was originally published here: