Emergency and Disaster Training and Exercising: An Introduction

Explore the role of training and exercising for emergency preparedness and how it can help you respond to disasters effectively. Emergency and disaster response organisations need to continuously review and improve their skills to successfully perform their jobs. On this course, you will explore the benefits and limitations of training and exercising to prepare for emergencies and disasters.

Course syllabus:

  1. Capabilities for preparedness and response

  2. Capabilities vs capacity

  3. Introducing training and development as a cycle

  4. Learning domains

  5. The emergency management professional

  6. Benefits and limitations of exercising

  7. Types and scales of exercise