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Short Course

Tactical Emergency Response for Industrial Site Operators

This one-day course for staff of COMAH, nuclear, and other industrial sites who have a role in responding to an emergency at the tactical level (including support staff who have a role in information management to support the tactical team).


Study Mode: Part time
Duration: One day
Module code: PROT0011
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

The course covers topics such as command and control, the role of the tactical leader, sharing situational awareness, roles and management of a tactical control centre, information management and working with the statutory emergency services.

Entry requirements

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

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.


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

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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