Writing Contingency Plans

Course Details

This course is designed for anyone responsible for creating and developing emergency plans and arrangements for their organisation.


To provide delegates with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to create and develop effective emergency plans.


  1. Outline the legal, good practice and professional requirements of effective emergency plans.
  2. Develop a structure for generic and specific emergency plans.
  3. Determine the aim, objectives, consultation process and timelines for a new or refresh an emergency plan.
  4. Describe the role of plans and planning in a system of Integrated Emergency Management.

What our customers say

"A very informative course and very relevant. This course has and will greatly assist me with a current plan I am working on and for future plans I am involved in". Nabeel Yafai, Sandwell Council

"Really good course and gave a better insight to different and more structured practices". Derek Jones, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council

Who should attend?

This course is essential for anyone who writes and develops contingency plans for their organisation. It will give you the definitive basic training in the skills you need to write really good plans.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Additional Information:

National Occupational Standards for Civil Contingencies
Fully Correlates: AA1, AA2, AA3, AB1, AC1, AF1

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