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Emergency Management

  • Main organization:Fleming College
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Certificate/Diploma
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Certificate
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Peterborough, Ontario
  • Contact:Fleming College
    599 Brealey Drive
    Peterborough, Ontario
    Canada K9J 7B1
    Tel: +1705 7495530 or +1186 63536464
    Fax: +1705 7495507

    Admissions
    Tel: +1705 7495530
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English
  • Duration:Classes start in September.

Programme Website

http://www.flemingc.on.ca/index.cfm/go/programs/sub/display/.....

Description

In Canada, the focus of emergency planning is on natural or human-caused disasters, such as flooding, railroad or highway accidents involving hazardous chemicals, or problems with the watersource that endanger health, such as Walkerton. International terrorism is also a consideration. Duties of the emergency co-ordinator include:

Ensuring operational capability and general state of readiness for the emergency control group and the emergency operations centre. Liaising with community partners and community leaders to develop and implement the emergency plan. Assembling a general emergency management plan, as well as common priority plans covering public information, emergency social services, evacuation and telecommunications, and hazard-specific preparedness plans for each hazard facing a community. Program graduates will be qualified to work in emergency management for municipal, provincial or national government agencies. There are also many employment opportunities within the private sector.

Subject Areas

Emergency planning, mitigation, prevention, recovery.

Target Audience

The programme is designed for students with an Ontario College Diploma or an undergraduate university degree. Professionals who are currently Emergency Managers and professionals with equivalent and related work experience in the field of emergency management will also be considered for admission on an individual basis. Program graduates will be qualified to work in emergency management for municipal, provincial or national government agencies. There are also many employment opportunities within the private sector.

Admission Requirement

Ontario College Diploma or an undergraduate university degree
Professionals who are currently Emergency Managers and professionals with equivalent and related work experience in the field of emergency management will also be considered for admission on an individual basis.

Application Procedure

For more information please see the website.

Scholarship

Financial Aid
Tel: 7057495543

Tuition and Cost

Tuition and fees subject to change. Tuition for 2008 is $1,606.00 per semester.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Education & School Safety
  • Hazards:Cyclone, Earthquake, Epidemic & Pandemic, Flood, Technical Disaster, Tornado, Tsunami

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/3319

Last updated

12 Aug 2008


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