Disaster Risk Management Short Course2018-10-02T15:05:40+00:00

Project Description

Disaster Risk Management

Once-off Full Payment

R3 850start TODAY!
  • Duration: 3 months
  • IBM Certification
  • Formative and Summative Assignments

Who must do this Short Course

Managers or team leaders of business units concerned with Disaster Risk Management.

Learning assumed to be in place:

There are no entry requirement for this skills short course, but it is recommended that you are literate in basic communication and mathematical literacy on level 3.

Course information

Disasters can not be prevented, but can and must be managed. Disaster management plays a vital role in society as they cause death, damage, destruction and desperation.

This short course will enable people in a Disaster Risk environment to conduct basic disaster risk assessment, and to implement disaster risk principles in response, recovery, relief and rehabilitation.

Duration: 3 to 4 months.

Two formative and one summative assignment to complete.


Your IBM  Certificate will be issued indicating  outcomes covered.

This Short course will ensure that learners are capable of:

  • Recognising and using early warning indicators
  • Conducting basic disaster assessment to classify disasters
  • Applying resources and co-ordinating response and recovery activities
  • Implementing basic recovery and response measures and facilitate rehabilitation measures
  • Monitoring performance to ensure compliance to a plan.
  • Making decisions based on a code of ethics.
  • Conduct disaster risk assessment
  • Implement disaster risk management principles in response, recovery, relief and rehabilitation activities
  • Defining, identifying and classifying hazards
  • Identifying critical facilities
  • Determining community vulnerability
  • Defining capacity and resilience of a community
  • Compiling and interpreting a risk profile
2 Months 3 Months 4 Months
R1 471 p/m R1 019 p/m R784 p/m
Reg Fee R1 100 Reg Fee R1 100 Reg Fee R1 100