The Emergency Planning College is a world-renowned, UK Cabinet Office-approved provider of national resilience training.
We are the United Kingdom's centre for civil protection issues, and the only training organisation with a multi-agency focus. We ensure organisations and countries are ready for any eventuality, whether natural disaster, major accident or deliberate sabotage.
We train 5,000 people each year at our state-of-the-art training venue, as well as locations throughout the UK and across the globe.
Our resilience training covers a wide range of related topics from public safety and risk assessment, to detailed emergency planning and recovery, business continuity and nuclear incidents. We combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on, real-time disaster simulation exercises.
Our trainers are leading experts in their various fields and highly flexible in their approach. Prospectus courses can be delivered at any venue, and adapted to suit particular local circumstances as well as budgets. We also create bespoke training programmes to suit individual requirements.
Our courses are:
Based on the latest national guidance publications, ‘Emergency Preparedness' and 'Emergency Response and Recovery' and other relevant guidance.
Totally compliant with the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and other key legislation.
Approved by the Ministry of Defence.
Mapped against National Occupational Standards.
Our Main Venue : The Hawkhills, Easingwold, York
The Emergency Planning College is located in a tranquil environment, 12 miles north of the historic city of York on the extensive Hawkhills Estate near Easingwold.
Our purpose-built state-of-the-art training centre offers:
Modern lecture theatre and ten seminar rooms equipped with sophisticated AV and IT technology
Free Wi-Fi internet access
Unlimited hot and cold refreshments throughout the day
A range of indoor and outdoor leisure activities
Our modern and welcoming Library, which is the official UK Documentation Centre for Emergency Planning and home to the country’s largest collection of emergency planning information