Dip Emergency Management

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Course Description

The one-year Diploma in Emergency Management is geared towards persons who hold the Certificate in Emergency Management as well practitioners in the field who have received training in the discipline. This programme will build on knowledge gained at the certificate level and comprises eight (8) courses over two (2) semesters.

Credits and Hours

This Diploma in Emergency Management programme will consist of 24 credits.

Required Courses Credits

Semester I 12 credits

COM 221         Incident Report Writing 3

EMM 225         Hazard Mitigation in Disaster Management 3

HRM 210         Organisational Behaviour & Development 3

EMM 150         Introduction to Terrorism 3

Semester II 12 credits

EMM 290         Exercise Design 3

LOG 120          Critical Thinking 3

EMM 255         Introduction to Technology

in Crisis & Emergency Management 3

EMM 260         Community Emergency Response Team 3

Total Credits Required 24

Programme Purpose

Upon successful completion of the diploma programme, the graduate will be equipped to:

  • Represent communities in discussions on disaster preparedness
  • Participate in multi-agency operations for managing disasters
  • Advise stakeholders on disaster facts for their decision-making in times of disaster
  • Develop and write disaster plans to combat terrorism and other disasters

Tuition Fees

Full payment of fees is required when registering for classes. Cipriani College is now a participant in GATE – Government’s Assistance for Tuition Expenses. The tuition fees listed below apply only to non-nationals. Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible for free tertiary education. The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.

For a list of fees, refer to our College Fees as well as Institution Fees.

The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.