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Short Course

Writing Emergency Plans & Arrangements

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. 


Course overview

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 outcomes and aims

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Online and distance learning
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: Two days
Module code: PROT002
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

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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