Become acquainted with the best practices of Emergency Management (EM) based on ISO 22320

ISO 22320 Foundation

Why should you attend?

The ISO 22320 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and operate an Emergency Management as specified in ISO 22320. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of an Emergency Management, including Emergency Management policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for the Certified ISO 22320 Foundation credential. A Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Emergency Management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Emergency Management
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with the ISO 22320 requirements
  • Emergency management team members

Learning objectives

  • Understand the components and operations of emergency management and its processes conform to ISO 22320 and its principal processes
  • Analyze the goal, content and correlation between ISO 22320, ISO 22301 as well as other emergency and incident management standards and regulations
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, standards for an effective operation of an Emergency Management program.

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on the material which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Emergency Management concepts as detailed by ISO 22320

Day 2: Emergency Management requirements and Certification Exam


The Certified ISO 22320 Foundation exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Emergency Management

Domain 2: Emergency Management framework

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.



After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about ISO 22320 certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the Foundation Certification are:



Professional experience

MS audit/ assessment experience

ERMMS project experience

Other requirements

Certified ISO 22320 Foundation

Certified ISO 22320 Foundation exam or equivalent




Signing the Code of Ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

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