The Hawkhills

Easingwold, York

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course length

2 Days

09:00 - 17:00



Course Information


If you are relatively new to the world of design and delivery of exercises, this course is for you, whether you work for your own organisation or as part of a wider multi-agency.

You might have plans in place to deal with emergencies, but are you confident that they will survive the impact of a major incident or disruptive event? The most effective way to confirm that your plans, people and procedures are resilient is by exercising.

This course is designed to help you develop an effective incident response and will help to validate the plans and processes you have set in place. Through class discussion, analytics and case studies, the course will help you build confidence in your abilities to respond to any emergencies in the future.

Exercising Crisis and Business Continuity Plans

Who is This Course For?

This course is particularly suited to Middle or Senior Managers who have acquired a role in developing and/or delivering training and exercising. Alongside reviewing, validating and auditing their organisation’s resilience arrangements.

Aim & Objectives


To provide delegates with the knowledge to exercise resilience plans effectively.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise the wider civil protection and business continuity environment,
  • Understand the role that exercising plays
  • Describe the value and benefits of conducting exercises
  • Design and develop exercises
  • Set exercise aim and objectives
  • Select the best exercise format to achieve your aim and objectives
  • Manage and facilitate exercises
  • Evaluate outcomes against exercise objectives

Your Trainers

EPC Associates Who Deliver This Course

Benefits for Delegates

  • Develop the skills and confidence to design and deliver a cost effective training and exercising programme for your organisation
  • Enhance your understanding of exercise design and facilitation, identifying gaps and areas for improvement in planning, training and exercising
  • Built a stronger frame of reference for resilience planning discussions with key stakeholders whilst gaining a better understanding of good practice

Benefits for Organisations

  • Develop staff competencies to the highest standard, enabling them to effectively validate emergency plans and procedures for your organisation
  • Trained staff will be able to objectively assess your existing resilience capabilities, balanced against current or future business risk
  • Enhanced staff development with training that is endorsed by the Cabinet Office, meets the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and is aligned to international standards

Select Your Course Type

At Your Venue From £2,750

  • Venue of your choice

  • 1 or 2 day options

  • From £2,750 exc. VAT

  • 8 - 16 delegates

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Designed and developed to meet your specific needs

  • Venue of your choice

  • Negotiable

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  • Max 200 delegates

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Incident & Crisis Management

Incident & Crisis Management

Individual Skills