Respond to Emergencies at the Strategic (Gold) Level-CPD Accredited


To prepare non-blue light strategic managers to operate as part of a Strategic Co-ordinating Group(SCG) at major emergency incidents.


At the end of the course, the delegate will be able to:

  • Define the role and responsibility of a Category Two Responder at a major incident.
  • Define the JESIP Ways of Working.
  • Obtain and analyse the available relevant information to inform decision-making.
  • Make effective decisions based on the best available information.
  • Agree on the policy and strategic framework within which the tactical (silver) level will work and ensure effective two-way communication with the tactical level.
  • Work effectively in cooperation with partner organisations at a strategic level
  • Confirm strategic decisions agreed upon with responders and how these will be implemented.
  • Take action to review the strategy, updating or varying the strategy in response to changing situations or information.
  • Obtain and provide technical and professional advice from suitable sources to inform decision-making where required.
  • Ensure the strategy reflects any relevant policy, legal framework or protocols.
  • Ensure the strategy takes account of the impact on individuals, communities and the environment.
  • Engage effectively in the political decision-making process.
  • Review the scale of required resources and ensure their availability.
  • Ensure that all relevant organisations have sufficient, accurate information with a suitable degree of urgency to enable effective coordination of response.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of an effective communications strategy.
  • Address medium and long-term priorities to facilitate the recovery of affected communities.
  • Ensure provision of continued support for individuals affected by emergencies.
  • Ensure effective delegation to the tactical level of future practice.
  • Fully record decisions, actions, options and rationale in accordance with current information, policy and legislation.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy and use this information to inform future practice.


  • Any Category Two Responder under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 who will be required to attend Strategic C-Ordinating Group for a major incident.
  • Local Resilience Forum members who may be required to attend the Strategic Co-Ordinating Group.
  • Non-blue light Category One responders or Strategic Managers of organisations who may be required to attend and participate in a Strategic Co-Ordinating Group for a major incident.


Delegates will take part in a seminar involving presentations from key speakers and syndicate exercises. No assessment is required.


Skills for Justice


One day


​£780 plus VAT per delegate place at one of our Kent centres

POA for delivery at your venue


Peter Stanley Training is not responsible for the non-attendance of the client’s delegates at the client’s venue for a booked event. Cancellations due to delegate non-attendance or other foreseeable business activity disruption (i.e. operational requirements or industrial action) are subject to the following charges:

(i) Less than seven days from the reserved date, the full cost of the course is due.

(ii) between 8 to 14 days prior to the reserved date, 50% of course cost (to cover pre-booked tutor hotels, loss of business payment to sessional tutors, student awarding body registrations and other associated costs).

(iii) more than 14 days prior to the reserved date, cancellation incurs no charge.

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Respond to Emergencies at the Strategic (Gold) Level