About this course


The role of a civil protection professional is a complex and demanding one. As an emergency planner, you will face many new challenges: coordinating multiple teams, working with partner agencies, balancing resources and ensuring response and recovery operations are completed successfully are just some of the challenges faced.

So springboard your emergency planning skills with us. We cover everything you need to get  a solid grounding in all aspects of civil protection.

You’ll leave the course full of confidence and ready to apply your knowledge of UK Integrated Emergency Management, risk assessment and Business Continuity Management. You’ll also learn how to write and exercise realistic emergency plans.

Become an effective team member in your organisation. 


To provide practitioners working in a Civil Protection environment with a developed understanding and unique working insight into the core skills, structures and processes of multi-agency Integrated Emergency Management within the UK.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the background, legislation, doctrine and standards within the UK Civil Protection environment
  • Understand the Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) framework
  • Identify the UK’s approach to risk management – national to local
  • Describe the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP) joint doctrine, including key tools and templates
  • Examine key approaches to emergency and Business Continuity planning
  • Examine the response and recovery phases of emergency management
  • Understand the UK’s approach to training and exercising in developing capability
  • Recognise the importance of learning within the IEM framework to improve capability

Who is This Course For?

This course is aimed primarily at those starting out as civil protection professionals. It is also of value to those simply wanting to develop a formal understanding of UK emergency planning and management operations.

Individuals holding emergency responsibilities across a wide array of industries will find this course an invaluable starting point; including category 1 and 2 responders, military, nuclear, utilities and logistics professionals, as well as other private, public and third sector organisations with a resilience function. Everybody can benefit from a developed understanding of how multi-agency emergency management works in the UK.

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

What's Included

  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Refreshments
  • Online training materials

Course Details & Booking

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