Writing Emergency Plans and Arrangements PROT002 Short Course

Writing Emergency Plans and Arrangements PROT002 Short Course

 

Unexpected events can occur in all walks of like 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.

The aim of this course is to enable attendees to prepare any type of emergency plan.

Topics covered in the course include:

- Single agency and multi-agency plans
Plan structures
Aide-memoires and action check lists
Trigger points
- Communications
Chairing planning teams
Problem Solving
Creating Operational documents
Agreeing the management of the response and identifying resources

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

Two days

School:

School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

14-15 October 2019

Entry Requirements:

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

Course Content

Course Outline:
The aim of this course is to enable attendees to prepare any type of emergency plan.

Topics covered in the course include:


- Single agency and multi-agency plans
- Plan structures
- Aide-memoires and action check lists
- Trigger points
- Communications
- Chairing planning teams
- Problem Solving
- Creating Operational documents
- Agreeing the management of the response and identifying resources

Highlights of the course

- Provide experience in the creation of different types of emergency plan
- 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 benefits of creating emergency plans
  • the end users and different audiences for plans
  • the skills and attributes required by emergency planners
  • six ways emergency plans can be tested

Describe:

  • the link between risk assessment and emergency plans
  • the main components of an emergency plan
  • the process for creating an emergency plan
  • good practice in emergency planning

Create:

  • a list of challenges which emergency plans are designed to overcome
  • a full list (not just the organisations) of potential responders to an emergency
  • a list of sources of literature
  • an aim, objectives and scope for an emergency plan
  • trigger points for an emergency plan
  • a notification flow chart
  • roles and responsibilities lists
  • action checklists and aide memoirs
  • sets of options for difficult problems

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: £420

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

How to Apply

Please apply through 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