Emergency Management

Students are introduced to basic concepts of emergency management as practiced in Ontario and across Canada. The course includes the Province of Ontario's Basic Emergency Management (BEM) certification course curriculum addressing the core components (mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery) of emergency management. Instructed by a provincially certified Basic Emergency Management (BEM) facilitator, students meeting the provincial requirements will be given the opportunity to attain provincial certification in Basic Emergency Management. To be eligible to qualify for provincial certification in Basic Emergency Management (BEM Certificate) as per EMO (Emergency Management Ontario), students 1) cannot be absent for more than 10% of scheduled classroom/lab hours, 2) must achieve a minimum 70% on Test 1, and 3) participate in the TRILLIUM MOCK DISASTER.