Emergency Response

Major Emergency Management Initial Response Training

Duration:  4 days
Per Delegate:  £2,695.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates are required to supply a Government issued photographic ID on starting the course

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain the ability to review, manage and assess the information available in an emergency situation in a timely manner, establishing priorities and taking effective action.
  • Understanding on the implementation of predetermined emergency plans and procedures in the context of the current emergency.
  • Understand the importance of efficiently communicating information and instructions with all relevant agencies in accordance with guidance and legislation and evaluating progress including communication of changes.
  • Knowledge on how to monitor and control resources.
  • Develop the skill to recognise and deal with stress in themselves and others and effectively delegate authority and manage individuals and teams.

Course Content

Theory of Major Emergency Management:

  • Types of major emergencies and the managers responsibilities
  • The emergency manager role
  • Emergency command center (ECC) facilities and information management
  • Pre-planning and maintaining a state of readiness
  • Dealing with stress

Practical Elements of Major Emergency Management:

  • Review, manage and assess the information available in an emergency situation in a timely manner
  • Establish priorities and take effective action
  • Maintaining communications
  • Delegating authority and management of team and self


Evaluation of delegates will be by continuous observation during command centre simulations, at least two of which must be as the Emergency Manager, each based around a major incident.

Delegates will also receive a written analysis of any gaps that exist in their current managerial knowledge and capabilities for commanding a major emergency. These gaps should be met by further training and workplace drills and exercises, at their company’s discretion.

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Further Information

Delegates should be aware that there are elements within the course which could prove to be stressful in nature. It is the responsibility of both the sponsoring company and the delegate to highlight any concerns regarding delegate fitness to participate on this course. Delegates will be required to fill in a self-assessment medical form 1 week prior to attendance.  

This course exclusively uses ASET’s state of the art, live and interactive onshore and offshore production operations computer based simulation software which simulates an Emergency Command Centre (ECC).

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel who are either designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an emergency management team in an emergency.


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