University of Applied Research & Development (UARD)

PRICE: $600

During this course, students will learn to distinguish between disaster management and risk management, explain selected models of disaster management, describe the strategies for risk mitigation, and identify actions needed for post-disaster management.

The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:

  • Define and demonstrate spatial analysis tools
  • Use spatial and GIS data to create visualisations of risk and response

Key Topics

  • Responsibilities of the Incident Commander
  • Incident Action Plan (IAP)
  • Doctrine
  • Concepts and Principles

Course Duration

22 – 26 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.

Recommended Participants

This course is for:

  • first responders,
  • active service military,
  • emergency managers and
  • veterans

Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 0.5

*Please note, there is a maximum number of PLA credits that may be applied to a degree program at Belhaven University.  Refer to their website for the latest on PLA policies.