Higher Certificate in Incident Management

Certificate | Distance


This programme is designed to provide learners with necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage incidents within the private and public sectors.

A person acquiring this qualification will obtain the necessary competence to:

  • Manage and support a team;
  • Coordinate activities at the scene of an incident;
  • Improve service delivery;
  • Make informed decisions;
  • Develop action plans for incident management;
  • Implement best practice policies and procedures;

as well as to communicate effectively.

A comprehensive and interrelated understanding of current and relevant policing theories and practices prevalent in law enforcement and crime prevention. From a law enforcement perspective, criminal justice is a demanding career, requiring exceptional skills and knowledge.

This programme is directed at a broad range of law enforcement agencies that play critical roles in a variety of incidents that occur daily and form part of the criminal justice system in South Africa. Law enforcement agencies that will benefit from this program include the private security industry, correctional institutions and other fields of policing. Learners will be afforded the opportunity to improve their knowledge within risk management and the criminal justice environment.

The programme duration is 1
 year minimum.

Learners could pursue a career at:

  • Public law enforcement agencies
  • Metropolitan police departments
  • Safety and security
  • Military police
  • Private security institutions
  • Disaster Management Services
  • Emergency medical services
  • Vehicle recovery services, etc.
  • Managers and incident commanders/practitioners at airports and aviation facilities

Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: – Higher Certificate in Incident Management and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony,couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.It is the learners responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can beissued.

The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate OR equivalent.

  • For full details on admission requirements contact college

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