Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management – Virtual classroom

Qualification………………SRF BTEC Level 4
Duration……………………Four half-days virtual classroom courses, delivered via Zoom 
CPE………………………. Earn 4 CPE points upon completion of this course

Acting confidently in a crisis is vital in protecting your organisation.

Delivered over Zoom over 4 half days virtual class, this BTEC Level 4 course in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management training prepares personnel at all levels on how to effectively manage a crisis and to help prevent unexpected incidents.

This course aims to equip professionals with a broad spectrum of knowledge relating to Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management. It also deals with key aspects of Crisis and Disaster Management, including the composition and operation of the Crisis Management Team.

The course delivers practical skills and knowledge which will give security professionals the competitive edge in matters relating to Crisis and Disaster Management, including an understanding of Business Continuity Planning.


For the BTEC Level 4 in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, assessment is via a workbook and a written case study, which can be completed either during the course or up to two weeks after completion of the training. Your course tutor will guide you on getting the very best from this course and the assessment modules, ensuring that you leave the course being able to have the confidence to act confidently in a crisis incident.

Core content

  • The importance of risk management
  • The risk culture
  • Risk communications
  • The business impact analysis
  • Business continuity planning
  • The elements of crisis management
  • Formation of the crisis management team
  • CMT operations
  • Levels of command and control
  • Contingency planning
  • Liaison with the emergency services

Virtual classroom delivery

Please note that you will need a stable internet connection, and a microphone, speakers and webcam. This is so you can fully interact with the class in the same way you would in a face-to-face training setting.

Bear in mind time zone differences; our classes are run using GMT time zone.

The virtual classroom delivery is spread over four days, 09:00 to 13:00. Breaks are scheduled throughout the course.

Learners will be required to complete their workbooks and written assignments outside of the prescribed teaching hours.

We recommend you disable your email application when joining live classroom training; this is to minimise any distractions and interruptions, ensuring you are fully focused on the course.

If you’d like to discuss whether live virtual training is suitable for you, just get in touch with our team of specialist account managers – we’ll make sure you choose the right option.

What next?

If you’d like to join one of the scheduled virtual classroom courses, click the ‘book now’ button. You’ll be taken to our payment portal, and once the transaction is completed you’ll be registered and booked on to the course. Our team will email you the full joining instructions a few weeks before the course starts, and in the meantime if you have any questions then please let us know.

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