EMG201 Standing Operating Procedures: Training and Exercise Development (8)

This subject provides the skills and knowledge to develop standard operating procedures (SOP), identify and develop training needs and develop an exercise to test plans and procedures. This will include the development of SOP for the management of emergency situations; defining the relationship of SOP to community/ enterprise emergency management plans; identifying the training requirements of organisations and personnel who have roles within plans and SOP; and developing exercises to test the specific emergency management plans and SOP.


Session 1 (30)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG201. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to generate standard operating procedures for the management of emergency situations;
  • be able to analyse the training requirements and practices in an organisation; and
  • be able to develop training exercises to test Emergency Management plans.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Standard operating procedures framework
  • Production of sample standard operating procedures
  • Identification of the training required
  • Management of the training and education
  • Validation of the Emergency Management plan

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EMG201 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Draft standard operating procedure
Training strategies and exercise

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.