- 2 Days
- From £590 exc. VAT
- 16 - 60 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. Decisions often have to be dynamic, using commonly understood plans, procedures and terminology for dealing with disruptive events.
This course is designed for those who are new to emergency management, taking you step-by-step through the civil protection world in a highly interactive way.
Set within the context of the Civil Contingencies Act, Introduction to Civil Protection is a, multi-agency training course delivered by our Associates who have real time experience of managing the challenges of today’s emergencies.
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, who wish to gain a good understanding of 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 Contingencies 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
This 2-day course will provide you with the basic information required to be effective in the generic role of emergency management. Further training in specific areas of civil protection is recommended to complement the foundations provided on this course.
Benefits for Organisations
On return to the workplace successful delegates will have a good basic grounding in the role of emergency management. This will remove the need to provide initial training in-house.
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Online From £590
From £590 exc. VAT
Up to 60 Participants
Residential £835 per person
£835 exc. VAT
4 - 15 delegates
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Max 200 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.