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Cornwall College

Emergency Sector Management and Interoperability (Level 6 only)

UCAS Code: 20C8

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - BA/BSc

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This programme is unique and very distinctive in offering high level training in interoperability. In 2012 the Government formed the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) to address the recommendations and findings from a number of major incident reports, which stressed the need for all the services involved in planning for and in responding to emergencies, to co-operate in a more effective manner.

The development of interoperability is pivotal so that the emergency services can respond to the increasing challenges facing the modern world. On completion of this programme you will have credible graduate level skills and knowledge, in addition to relevant work experience, enabling you to both enter into and then rapidly advance through into leadership positions within your chosen professions.

The programme content will look at the current challenges faced by the emergency services and sector in moving towards more cohesive and interoperable methods of working in an uncertain world. These include the issues around modern day terrorism, the requirements for organisational change within the emergency sector to meet these demands and to ensure greater effectiveness in joint working. People and workforce management issues will also be included in the programme content where relevant models and theories will be examined and appraised.

**Possible Progression** (subject to availability)
– Masters-level programmes at other institutions

**Possible Careers**
– Ambulance Service
– Police and Fire Service
– County Councils
– Health and Nursing Sector
– Civil Contingency
– Emergency Planning Offices
– Local Resilience Forums
– Armed Forces
– Private consultancy work
– Voluntary Search and Rescue sector
– RNLI
– Coastguard
– Mountain Rescue

**Learner and Pastoral Support**
We pride ourselves on our student focused, friendly and supportive environment. Our dedicated support team are available for regular or ad hoc 1:1 learning or pastoral support needs. If you wish to speak to one of our support team at any time throughout the application process, please contact: [email protected]

**Upcoming Events**
Please email: [email protected] to book your place.

Modules

Current indicative modules: Honours Project - Counter Terrorism in the 21st Century - Interoperability – Risk, Threats and Health & Safety - People and Workforce Management

Assessment methods

Assignments, In Class tests, practical assessment, presentation/s and debate/s.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bicton College

Department:

Sports and Public Services

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