Introduction to Civil Protection

Course Details

A multi-agency course supporting the JESIP Joint Doctrine

Do you have a responsibility for civil protection/emergency management?

This excellent 2-day course is particularly suited to those for whom emergency management is not a full time role.

It is a highly interactive course that will give you a really good grounding in the topic and is designed for those who are either new to the profession or want to quickly get up to speed.

Learn from the experts and access the knowledge you need to be more confident in fulfilling your duties.

What our customers say:

About the Course

"Really useful!" - Gwilym Owen, Cardiff Council

"Good intro to Civil Protection - definitely does what it said on the tin!" - Katy Elliott, Bracknell Forest Council

"I would thoroughly recommend this course." - Tina Knight, British Red Cross

About the Trainer(s)

"Very knowledgeable, interesting, engaging, good pace, relevant and timely." - Angela Beresford, Leicestershire Fire & Rescue

"Very nice delivery. Friendly, kept the subject interesting. No cringeful ice-breakers! Really good course - thank you." - Richard Collins, British Red Cross

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who wants to develop their understanding of emergency management, either at an operational or tactical level. It is particularly suited to those who have a part-time role in this field, or those with call-out duties or a response role on their organisation's duty rota. (If you have a full time role in this field, we highly recommend attending our 'Starting Out in Civil Protection' course for an alll-round understanding of the topics.)

Introduction to Civil Protection is of most relevance to those from Category 1 and Category 2 responder organisations, the voluntary sector, military with a UKOps role and key partners within the Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) community.

Class size: up to 16 delegates


To provide an introduction to civil protection arrangements in the United Kingdom.


By the end of this event you will be able to:

  • Define the key duties under the Civil Contingency Act and its associated regulations.
  • Explain the concept of integrated emergency management
  • Outline the most significant aspects of central and local planning and response arrangements
  • Outline the requirement and challenges of working with communities before, during and after an incident.
  • Describe the key considerations in relation to emergency risk management, emergency planning, response, joint working and recovery.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Additional Information:

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

Ref No. Start Date / Time End Date / Time Venue Cost (Ex VAT) Availability
2019/19/PB 07/05/2019 09:00 08/05/2019 17:00 The Hawkhills £835.00 7 Book Online
2019/28/PC 10/07/2019 09:00 11/07/2019 17:00 The Hawkhills £835.00 9 Book Online