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Course Overview:


This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to respond effectively in the event of an emergency evacuation. Participants will learn about the different types of emergencies that can occur, the importance of having an emergency evacuation plan, and the steps involved in implementing an emergency evacuation plan. They will also learn about the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders, including the emergency response team, employees, and visitors.

Course Objectives:


  • Understand the importance of emergency evacuation procedures in the workplace.

  • Learn about the different types of emergencies that can occur.

  • Learn how to develop an emergency evacuation plan.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders in the event of an emergency evacuation.

  • Learn how to implement an emergency evacuation plan

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training.

Course Content:


  • Introduction to Emergency Evacuation Procedures

  • Definition of emergency evacuation

  • Importance of emergency evacuation procedures

  • Legal and regulatory requirements for emergency evacuation

  • Types of Emergencies

  • Workplace violence

  • Developing an Emergency Evacuation Plan

  • Hazard identification and risk assessment

  • Developing emergency evacuation procedures

  • Testing and reviewing the plan

  • Roles and Responsibilities in Emergency Evacuation

  • Implementing Emergency Evacuation Procedures

  • Notification and activation of the plan

  • Evacuation procedures

  • Accounting for personnel

  • Practical Exercises

  • Evacuation drills

  • Simulations of different emergency scenarios


Participants will be assessed through practical exercises, including evacuation drills and simulations. Participants must demonstrate competency in the practical exercises to receive a certificate of completion


Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 3 years.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have a basic understanding of English and be over the age of 18 years old.



Course information

Unit Standard Title: Implement 
emergency preparedness and response procedures 

Classroom Price: R 935 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Day
Credits: 3

SAQA ID: 259597

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 2

Prerequisites: N/A
Target Groups: All Employees

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