Emergency Response Tabletop Exercise Management Course

The ICAO approved Emergency Tabletop Exercise Management Standard Training Package (STP) targets executives who are accountable for managing and overseeing emergency tabletop exercises and offers them a unique, groundbreaking capability to implement and manage all aspects of a tabletop exercise and, consequently, contributes to preserving safety in air transportation.

This STP will also assist in harmonizing the methods required to run a tabletop exercise while formalizing the airport’s command and control structures, and improving its preparedness, responsiveness and business recovery capacity in the face of emergencies.

Benefits for all members of the emergency team - airports, airlines, professional bodies and civil defense

The course provides all participants with practical tools for tabletop emergency exercises:

  • How to determine the types and topics of the exercises according to international regulations
  • Prepare and build realistic and effective scenarios for the exercises
  • Carry out various exercises using electronic simulation tools
  • Analyze and evaluate the results of the exercises, including the completion of mandatory reports
  • Implement a continuous evaluation system and carry out a corrective action plan according to international regulations

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Plan an emergency tabletop exercise;
  2. Execute an emergency tabletop exercise, finalizing it with a debriefing session;
  3. Prepare a corrective action plan, based on the evaluation of the tabletop exercise debrief feedback and data

Target Population

Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff, Airport Emergency Managers, Officers and Staff, Airport Safety Managers, Officers and Staff, Airport Public Affairs and Communications, Directors, Managers and Staff, Airline Officials, Security Organizations, Civil Aviation Authority Officials, Local Police, Emergency Health and Fire Department Officials, All other mutual aid agencies.

Aerodrome-X Simulation Software

ICAO has applauded the ground-breaking Aerodrome-X Simulation Software that is utilized in the Emergency Tabletop Exercise Management Standard Training Package (STP).

Using situational awareness, it puts the learners in realistic conditions in an authentic airport context via interactive tools that provide
immediate feedback. The engaging and challenging gaming environment fosters teamwork and shared experiences.

Brochure - Emergency Tabletop Exercise Management

Technical Requirements

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