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Short Course

A Beginner's Guide to Emergency Management

This two-day course is for anyone in any organisation who is new to emergency management either as a practitioner or as someone who has to manage practitioners.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Duration: Two days
Module code: PROT001
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

The course covers topics such as:

  • COMAH Regulations
  • Civil Contingencies Act
  • Risk management
  • Emergency planning
  • Business continuity
  • Training and exercising
  • Warning and informing
  • Cooperation and information sharing
  • Recovery planning
  • Emergency response

Entry requirements

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


This course is based in the School of Natural Sciences located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

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