Be prepared for anything Australia throws at you


Australia’s first fully subsidised and accredited training program dedicated to Business Continuity & Emergency Response Planning.

8 weeks fully online course
aimed at individuals and teams whose duty, responsibility or role
is to develop and execute these
critical plans.

Why is this Course so important

Flood, fire, drought and the current Covid pandemic has forced thousands of businesses in NSW and community organisations to close their doors. In many cases it is down to the simple fact that there was no business continuity, interruption or emergency response plan in place.

Compiling a plan often seems complex, expensive, and understanding exactly what is best practice is a challenge; until now.

To solve these issues in Australia (NSW) Astute Training have developed this amazing and unique offering.


October 18 - December 8

10am - 12pm OR 2pm - 4pm

2 x 2 Hour Sessions Per Week

All training is conducted online

Spaces are limited, apply today to take advantage of this fully subsidised course. Application is quick and easy!

If you have any questions or require more information about the course please leave your details below.


This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

What will this course help you achieve?

  • Develop a completed industry recognised recovery road map for you and your organisation 

  • Protection for your income and people 

  • Integrate pandemic preparedness (COVID-19) into a BCP
  • Tackle crisis communications and media relations in a practical way 

  • Effectively analyse and quantify organisational risk to assure compliance 

  • Organise people to facilitate continuous maintenance and improvement of a BCP
  • Enhance organisational capability in recovery post emergency / disaster

The training is centred around the nationally recognised ‘emergency management cycle’ and providing formal accreditation - 4 units from a Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 – RTO ID 91077

Course structure. 4 hours per week for 8 weeks.


Emergency Management Cycle

Emergency Management

Cycle Explanation


Meet statutory and organisation information requirements


Actions undertaken in advance. Sometimes this is referred to as mitigation. Examples include back-burning or constructing sea walls to protect from tidal waves, having alternative sources of electricity or alternative communication systems in place. Prevention activities should be happening all the time.


Implement participation

and engagement



Making arrangements, creating and testing plans, training, educating and sharing information to prepare communities should an emergency eventuate. These are also ACTIONS and they are happening all the time.


Recognise and respond to crisis situations


The assistance and intervention during or immediately after an emergency. Focus is on saving lives and protecting community assets (buildings, roads, animals, crops, infrastructure). Usually measured in hours, days or weeks.


Develop and implement a community renewal plan


The coordinated process of supporting emergency-affected communities in reconstruction of physical infrastructure and restoration of emotional, social, economic and physical wellbeing. Usually measured in months and/or years.

Smart and Skilled eligibility applies

Aged 15 years or older

Have left School

Live or work in NSW

An Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

Still have questions?

Leave your details with us and we will get in touch to answer any questions you may have regarding the course.