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On this 3-day accelerated BCI Certificate course, you'll explore Six Professional Practices, both Management and Technical, which encompass Business Continuity Management (BCM).
You'll be immersed in the curriculum with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you learn how to apply principles of business continuity to your business - 33% faster than traditional training.
Your expert Firebrand instructor will take you through the 6 practices of the BCM lifecycle, providing real life examples from experienced professionals.
You'll learn about:
The Business Continuity Institute promotes and enables the adoption of good business continuity practice. Achieving the Certification in Business Continuity shows that you're business continuity qualified at an international level.
This course is ideal if you're looking to raise levels of resilience in your organisation and want to gain a comprehensive understanding of the BCM life cycle from both principles and good practice perspective. The course also assists organisations seeking to comply with emerging international standards.
During the course, you'll prepare for and sit the Certification in Business Continuity. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry - you'll be covered by our Certification Guarantee.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
Policy and Programme Management (PP1)
Embedding Business Continuity (PP2)
You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
Certification in Business Continuity Exam
Duration: 2 hours
Format: 120 multiple choice questions
Passing the examination is a mandatory requirement for anyone seeking Associate (ABCI), Specialist (SBCI) or Member (MBCI) membership of the BCI.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
No previous business continuity experience is necessary however, it is recommended that participants should have a minimum of one year experience working in a business environment and have an understanding of the key activities and functions within their organisation.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
When do you want to sit your accelerated course?
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 67,286 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.67% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"The instructor made a tremendous job to prepare us for CBCI exam and also the real challenges: creating and operating a BCNSW.
Firebrand facilities fulfill all the needs for accommodation, food beverages and classrooms."
Phil Kilburn, Not in contract. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (30/3/2015 to 1/4/2015)
"Firebrand deliver training courses that deliver learning for the busy professional, in a time frame that meets today's limited available resources."
Harry Tugwell, Communisis. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (30/3/2015 to 1/4/2015)
"Excellent instructor, extremely knowledgeable and experienced."
David Marsh, Gamma Telecomm Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (10/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Excellent accommodation & classroom facilities - The instructor had excellent subject knowledge & experience & course materials were a good standard."
Kevin Barrett, Wilby Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (10/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Good venue, nice area, friendly people."
Anonymous - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (10/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Firebrand deliver great specialised training in a good environment that helps effective learning."
Gavin Quiggin, Manx Telecom. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (22/9/2014 to 24/9/2014)
"I have found all the staff I have dealt with to be polite, helpful and well informed.
The tutor on my course was excellent and imported his personal experience as well as professionally delivering the course content."
Mark Allen, Network Rail. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (22/9/2014 to 24/9/2014)
"An intense, but enjoyable course. Facilities are excellent and land well to the success of the course."
Steve Womack, Yorkshire Building Society. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (6/1/2014 to 8/1/2014)
"Informative, delivered at pace, good discussions, engaging and fun. The instructor is an experienced BCI practitioner who adds life examples to make the course material relevant."
Terry Downing, Accenture. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (6/1/2014 to 8/1/2014)
"Firebrand offers a no nonsense approach to learning and training delivery, Come prepared to work hard and manage the time with industry experts."
Stuart Holman, Betfair Limited. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (6/1/2014 to 8/1/2014)
"Firebrand is a good choice to learn."
Akhtar Ali Siddiqui, OMV Exploration. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/1/2013 to 9/1/2013)
"It is really an intensive course, full focus on studies during the course. It is really interactive and good experience altogether."
Venkata Bharat Raju Vysyaraju, Cognizant Technology uk ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/1/2013 to 9/1/2013)
"The three days fitted very well into my work scheldule firebrand made sure every need was taken care off"
Adam Parker, na. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (29/10/2012 to 31/10/2012)
"Course content was relevent to me subject, the instructor was very knowledgable and used real world experiance to put the point across"
Paul Bell, LLW Repository Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (29/10/2012 to 31/10/2012)
"I have enjoyed the bootcamp acelerated training, food and accommodation both good"
Ian Sinclair, Origo Services. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (29/10/2012 to 31/10/2012)
"We had a great teacher - clear, direct and makes learning enjoyable.
He is also a great story teller, and brings BCI theory to real world experiences.
He also encourages group discussions, and presents many thought provoking questions.
He should most certainly be nominated for Firebrand tutor of the year!!!"
Dale De Hoest. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"Very well organised and well ran courses in good facilities that are ran by nice approachable instructors and the content and delivery of the course was excellent"
M.C, Siemens Enterprise. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"Structured walk-through of BCM focussed on gaining a certification - but liberally sprinkled with excellent real-life examples by a very knowledgeable trainer."
John Vercoe, Magnox Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"Great instructor who made the course interesting. He was enthusiastic and I would definitely recommend the course to my friends and colleagues. I also slept better than I do at home - the accommodation was very comfortable. "
Clive ORiordan. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"Very professional company all round; the BCM tutor was excellent BCM with much real life experience and interesting and informative stories to aid understanding and context."
Christopher Savage, Magnox Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"The BCI certificate course met my objectives completely and the tutor had a great deal of experience and underpinning knowledge on the subject matter which he was able to share effectively and engagingly with the attendees. This combination made the course enjoyable as well as educational. The course provides the tools to go back to my organisation and develop our BCM system more effectively"
A.S, ASCO. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"Course content which is normally 5 days covered effectively in 3 days, and delivered in an interesting and informative way with lots of examples from the real world."
D.S, Magnox Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (7/11/2011 to 9/11/2011)
"The course provides a good understanding of the BCM programme. It will help me in other areas of the business."
Jack McCollum, Cambridge doctors on Call Ltd. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (12/9/2011 to 14/9/2011)
"This has left me with a skill base that will help me in the future not only in my present position but through out my career."
Chris Briggs. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (11/4/2011 to 13/4/2011)
"Tutor was very good and would stop and re-explain anything you asked. He used real life experiences to support the learning.
I would recommend this instructor."
David Allen. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (11/4/2011 to 13/4/2011)
"Excellent training and to the point. The trainer had a broad experience in the field of BCP that made the syllabus more vivid.
The logistics part was also very well organised."
Marc Berghmans. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (27/2/2012 to 29/2/2012)
"Food and rooms were very good and provided everything we needed.
The instructor and staff gave us everything we needed to get the best learning possible!"
Harry Sturgeon, Lloyds Banking Group. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (2 days) (31/5/2018 to 1/6/2018)
"I gained more knowledge and improved my technical skills!"
"Good class - the instructor was great and I feel I have learned a lot from the way he taught."
"A highly enjoyable and thorough course, taught in a manner that made the subject both interesting and understandable."
"Really enjoyed the course and content from the instructor. Lots of little extras, which will help in the real world. Thanks!"
"An intense week but completely worth it.
You will never be as prepared for an exam after sitting through this week.
Highly recommended and the Firebrand staff are amazing as always."
Kyle Williams, Win Technologies. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)
"Brilliant tutor. Well laid out course.
Mark Sawyer, SLAUGHTER AND MAY 02. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)
"Although the days were long, I found that the training was very useful and I learned a lot. Overall a great experience and couldn't fault my experience here!"
Regan Walsh , GB Railfreight. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)
"Great facilities, knowledgeable trainers and good value for money."
Mike Phillips, VISA. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)
"A good course, delivered well. The learning is relevant to my current skill set & provided further knowledge to assist in my employment. The facilities were good and the food provided at a high standard. Thank you."
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"Although the days were long, the instructor was very helpful, engaging and encouraged the class to take regular breaks. The workload is spread out very evenly throughout the day, ensuring you are absorbing all of the knowledge. "
Ben Moat, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (21/5/2018 to 22/5/2018)
"Ask for 007! If you know.. you know - Hes a fantastic trainer, thank you so much!"
Reece Isles. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)
"My personal experience at Firebrand has been good as I have learnt a lot about server, networking and security. "
K.H., VolkerWessels UK LTD. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)
"I had an enjoyable time considering the amount of content that was required to be learnt. Personally i found it frustrating that measure-up had not been updated to correspond with the exam, this was not the instructor's fault -he's a good trainer. "
Laurence chalk. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)
"My experience has been good, lot of learning and intense sessions to get you to know the fundamentals. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)
"I think Firebrand goes the extra mile when providing students with learning exercises and the overall experience was a very pleasant and I would recommend it to my friends. "
N.F.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)
"Firebrand have helped me to achieve various certifications throughout my time as an apprentice."
Naeem Dawood, Corporate Risk Associates. - BCS CISMP (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)
"Great facilities and thoughtful staff. "
Anonymous - BCS CISMP (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)
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Tim Greaves, ICAEW. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)
"As a complete novice to this area , the training as comprehensive and the instructor made it easy to understand.
Clare Anderson, Trust in Learning (Academies). - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (9/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)
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"Excellent location and facilities, the instructor's teaching was very engaging even though the class included both inexperienced and experienced developers. Despite coming in with experience I feel I am leaving with more; I will look forward to my next course here at Firebrand."
Thomas Mynott, Transport for London. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)
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Jamil Stewart, ISAAC Intelligence. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)
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Reuben Phillips , Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)