Disaster resilience

Issued by: EarthCheck


While disasters may appear infrequent, their occurrence is a certainty, making it not a matter of 'if' but 'when'. Investing in disaster readiness is not just a precaution; it's a strategic move. The outcome of being prepared? Your business stands ready to face disasters head-on, ensuring resilience and minimising the impact when the unexpected strikes.

In this course, the EarthCheck team guides you through the key things you need to know about disaster resilience. You'll discover the importance of disaster management, spot business risks, implement reduction strategies, prepare for disasters, plan responses, and recover efficiently.

What you'll learn in this course by EarthCheck and Queensland Tourism Industry Council, Disaster resilience

  • The importance of disaster resilience
  • The difference between natural and man-made disasters
  • How to create a risk management plan
  • How risk affects making decisions, planning, and stopping problems before they happen
  • How to apply risk reduction strategies
  • How to create a disaster management plan
  • The different types of roles within a disaster management team
  • The importance of clear and organized communication during disasters
  • The importance of having a well-structured recovery plan for businesses
  • How to respond to disasters using a structured five-step approach
  • How to adapt your recovery strategy so you can resume business post-disaster

Who the 'Disaster resilience' course is for

This course is aimed at aspiring and established managerial staff in the travel and tourism industries.

Funded by the Queensland Government.

Duration: 41m 54s

Lessons: 6


By watching all the lessons and receiving a pass mark of 80% or more on the quiz, the earner of this credential will show an understanding of the importance of diaster resilience, how to create a risk and disaster management plan, how to apply risk reduction strategies, and the different types of roles within a disaster management team.

Expiration: Never