In 2010 the University of Central Lancashire in Preston became the first UK modern university to appear in the QS World University Rankings. In 2015 the Centre for World University Rankings placed UCLan in the top 3.8 percent of all worldwide universities, highlighting the progress the institution has made in providing students with real-world learning experiences and reflecting the institution’s broad pool of academic talent.
UCLan helping Middle East organisations create a safer working environment
Covering topics such as fire safety engineering, oil and gas safety engineering, emergency preparedness, business continuity, managing crowd-related emergencies, counter-terrorism to name just a few, the training provides a holistic and practical learning experience in emergency management and organizational resilience.
Our highly qualified specialists come from a wide background bringing a vast amount of experience and transferable skills worldwide, supporting organisations that include oil refineries, nuclear, chemical, pharmaceutical and many other high hazard industries.
UCLan PROTECT is currently supporting Oil Tanking Star Energy Dubai in the continuing development of Incident Command training. This training is being delivered by experienced ex senior UK Fire Officers, supported by the University of Central Lancashire’s well established fire and science department in the UK.
UCLan has and continues to reach into both industrial, commercial and educational areas worldwide. Within the region for example UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia. Other worldwide activities also include, China, Hong Kong, Ghana and many more.
Now the University has launched its UCLan-PROTECT range of emergency training, as they aim to make UCLan the number one place for Resilient Organisations and Total Emergency Capability Training.
Short Courses and Consultancy
Short courses are five days in total and include:
- Risk Management
- Creating Emergency Plans and Arrangements
- Creating Emergency Tests and Exercises
- Creating Business Continuity Plans
- Responding to Emergencies
You will be taught by industry experts in a learning style which blends academic lectures with short practical exercises and group work. But that’s not all – UCLan can also act as a critical friend to your organisation and provide you with emergency management consultancy services such as:
- Desktop Review of Emergency Plans
- Whole Service Review of Organisational Resilience
- Desktop Review of Business Continuity Plans
- Exercise Creation and Facilitation
- Incident Command Training for First Responders
- BSc (Hons) Emergency Management and Organisational Resilience*
- MSc Emergency Management in High Hazard Industries**
- MSc Organisational Resilience**
*Validation September 2019
**Validation September 2018
The University offers one of the most extensive ranges of fire based courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level within the education sector. The courses have been developed in collaboration with fire brigades and other key stakeholders to produce innovative courses.
The University recognises the specialist health and safety requirements of potentially high risk oil and gas industries. In response, it has launched BEng / MEng programmes in Oil and Gas Safety Engineering the courses provide a knowledge of the fundamentals of safety engineering; practical experience in the use of state-of-the-art techniques for the study of safety engineering systems, together with an understanding of the necessary scientific, engineering and technological principles specific to the oil and gas industry.
- MEng / BEng Fire Engineering
- BSc Fire and Leadership Studies
- MEng / BEng Oil and Gas Safety Engineering
- MSc Fire Safety Engineering
- MSc Fire Investigation
Visit us at Intersec, Dubai 21-23 January 2018, UK Pavilion, Stand 1-G12
For more information, contact Malcolm Knowles on +44 7764 694702 or [email protected]uclan.ac.uk