Working at the tactical level of emergency management PROT006 Short Course

Working at the tactical level of emergency management PROT006 Short Course


Unexpected events can occur in all walks of life and can effect businesses, local authorities, hospitals, municipal buildings and local communities, to name just a few; not just those that are regarded as high hazard or risk businesses or companies. 

Being able to plan and prepare for an emergency event can go a long way to securing a situation, preventing loss of life or damage to property, preventing loss of business or allowing a business to continue to run and restoring an incident in the most timely fashion.

This includes making sure that staff have an understanding of the UK’s emergency response doctrine, and that staff allocated to operational, tactical, and strategic response roles have an understanding of what is expected of them.

This course is aimed at anyone with responsibility for responding to emergencies at the tactical level and will provide attendees with the knowledge of working at that level for emergency response

Topics covered in the course include:-

- Command and Control Structures
- JESIP
- METHANE
- The role of the tactical officer
- Working as part of a tactical team
- Tactical decision making aids
- Shared situational awareness
- Decision logging
- Briefing and debriefing processes

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Full time

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

One day

School:

School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

23 September 2019 | 28 October 2019 | 6 November 2019

Entry Requirements:

No formal entry requirements are require but the course would benefit someone working in an appropriate area.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This course is aimed at anyone with responsibility for responding to emergencies at the tactical level and will provide attendees with the knowledge of working at that level for emergency response

Topics covered in the course include:-

- Command and Control Structures
- JESIP
- METHANE
- The role of the tactical officer
- Working as part of a tactical team
- Tactical decision making aids
- Shared situational awareness
- Decision logging
- Briefing and debriefing processes

Highlights of the course

- Provide knowledge of working at tactical level of emergency response
- Small group delivery
- Supported by a course workbook which includes all training materials and handouts
  Improves employability
- Certificate of attendance from the University of Central Lancashire

Learning Environment & Assessment:

The courses will be delivered in the university Hydra Minerva suite and will involve a large degree of small group and collaborative learning.

Academic Expertise

Fully developed and delivered by UK leading emergency and crisis management practitioners.

The team’s expertise comes from a wide range of backgrounds including the emergency services, local authorities, health authorities, the nuclear industry, COMAH sites, utilities, the military, port and aviation authorities, and academia.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the course attendees will be able to:

Identify:

the differences between the Operational, Tactical and Strategic levels of response
the key information requirements of a Tactical Control Centre
the challenges to multi agency decision making

Describe:

good practice in Information Management and Shared Situational Awareness
decision-making models and tools
the roles within a Tactical Control Centre
the need for Operational Record Keeping and Decision Logs
Good practice in briefings and debriefings

Create:

a decision log
a Tactical Plan in an exercise

Industry links & professional accreditation

Public sector agencies and private businesses are benefiting from the services available through UCLan PROTECT, the specialist crisis and emergency management centre which has been established to help organisations improve emergency preparedness and become more resilient.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.

Testimonials

UCLan PROTECT’s team of experts has already been working with Tata Steel, the second largest producer of steel in Europe, to support the company in developing capabilities and improving skills in emergency and crisis management.

Since partnering with UCLan, our emergency resilience has improved, we have gained vital knowledge about our own processes and made a number of changes as a result.

Scott McKinnon, Head of Health, Safety and Environment, Tata Steel

Progression Routes

As a leading provider of higher education courses and consultancy services, UCLan PROTECT employs a holistic approach to crisis and emergency management combining specialist knowledge with academic expertise.

Services include independent reviews, mentoring and expertise in relation to business continuity, cybercrime and counter terrorism.

Courses range from emergency plan preparation, incident and decision logging and responding to emergencies at strategic, tactical and operational levels. Because all organisations have different objectives and resources, the courses can be tailored to meet the specific needs of any business.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

Course cost: £275

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Please apply via the University's Online Shop.

For any queries please contact:-

Dr Janine McGuire
Business Development
UCLan PROTECT
University of Central Lancashire  
01772 894385
jgmcguire@uclan.ac.uk

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk