- 1 night's accommodation
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- Bed & Breakfast £57.50 exc. VAT
- Dinner £17.50 exc. VAT
- 1 or 2 day options
- From £2,750 exc. VAT
- Up to 16 delegates
- Online training materials
- Access to our support portal
- Non-residential course (no overnight accommodation provided)
- Venue of your choice
- Price on application
- Minimum of 8 delegates
- Bespoke to meet your needs
- All course materials
- Flexible delivery style
- Option to add an exercise
Managing an emergency can be complex and challenging, especially when working within a multi-agency environment.
This Introduction to Civil Protection course is designed for those who are new to emergency management, taking them step-by-step through the industry in a highly interactive way.
Set within the context of the Civil Contingencies Act, Introduction to Civil Protection is a fully interactive, multi-agency training course delivered by our Associates who have real time experience of managing the challenges of today’s emergencies.
Delivered by our experienced and knowledgeable Associates, they provide real-time experience in managing major incidents, promote discussion and offer an opportunity to ask questions.
Decisions often have to be dynamic, using commonly understood plans, procedures and terminology for dealing with disruptive events.
Who is This Course For?
Introduction to Civil Protection is for anyone wanting to develop their understanding of emergency management either at an operational or tactical level.
It is ideal for those who are new to the business of emergency management or those who wish to quickly get up to speed with the latest legislation, guidance and leading practice. The course is of most relevance to those from Category 1 and Category 2 responder organisations, the voluntary sector, military with a UK operational role and key partners within the Critical National Infrastructure Community.
This course contributes towards the following National Occupational Standards for Civil Contingencies:
AA1, AA2, AA3, AB1, AC1, AD1, AG4, AH2, AF2, AE1, AE2, AE3, AF1
Aim & Objectives
To provide an introduction to civil protection arrangements within the United Kingdom.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Define the key duties under the Civil Protection Act (CCA) and its associated regulations
Explain the concept of Integrated Emergency Management
Outline the most significant aspects of local and central planning and response arrangements
Describe the key considerations in relation to emergency risk management, emergency planning, response, joint working and recovery
Outline the requirement and challenges of working with communities before, during and after an incident
EPC Associates Who Deliver This Course
Benefits for Delegates
Get an excellent grounding in the fundamentals and core concepts of emergency planning, response and recovery tools, techniques and approaches. You will also gain an insight into awareness of the differing challenges, demands and priorities of other responding organisations
Get on the ladder to your successful career in civil protection with the right foundation course, delivered by experts
Build your knowledge and ensure you understand the 'what, why and how’s' of civil protection, including the specific duties and tasks you might be expected to undertake
Benefits for Organisations
Gain assurance that your staff have the right building blocks to perform their civil protection role effectively. Be confident that organisational arrangements are aligned with national doctrine
Furthering your teams' professional development, with this opportunity to learn in a multi-agency environment, identifying good practice that exists elsewhere
Staff will be well placed to advise organisational staff and management, with a firm understanding of civil protection procedures and all specific requirements under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004
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Up to 16 delegates
Residential £835 per person
£835 exc. VAT
4 - 15 delegates
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What Our Customers Say
"Good intro to Civil Protection - definitely does what it said on the tin!"
"I would thoroughly recommend this course."
"Very nice delivery. Friendly, kept the subject interesting. No cringeful ice-breakers! Really good course - thank you."
"Very knowledgeable, interesting, engaging, good pace, relevant and timely."
The course was delivered in great detail giving good personal examples and bringing an important subject to life. Delivered in a good style with humour and empathy.