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Short Course

Working at the Strategic Level of Emergency Response

This course is aimed at anyone with responsibility for responding to emergencies at the tactical (Silver) level.


Study Mode: Part time
Duration: Half day
Module code: PROT007
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

The course covers topics such as Command and Control structures, JESIP, METHANE, the role of the Strategic officer, working as part of a Strategic Team, strategic decision-making aids, briefings and debriefings.

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

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