BCI The BCI Certificate

- Just 3 Days

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.

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You'll learn about:

  1. Policy and Programme Management
  2. Embedding Business Continuity
  3. Analysis
  4. Design
  5. Implementation
  6. Validation

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.

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Four reasons why you should sit your BCI course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be BCI trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your BCI course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass BCI first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study BCI with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 72.589 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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Policy and Programme Management (PP1)

  • Establish organisational policy
  • Understand how the policy should be implemented
  • Relate business continuity policy to other relevant policies of a business
  • Importance of supply chain and outsourced service providers in each stage of the BCM lifecycle
  • Integration of programme, project and documentation management

Embedding Business Continuity (PP2)

  • Define integration of business continuity into usual business activities and organisational culture
  • Using collaborative approaches to improve organisational resilience
  • Importance of understanding and influencing organisational culture
  • Adapting to change

Analysis (PP3)

  • Review and assessment of organisational objectives, functions and constraints.
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Understanding risk of organisational disruption through risk and threat assessments

Design (PP4)

  • Identifying solutions to maintaining continuity through disruption
  • Consideration on risk and threat mitigation methods in design

Implementation (PP5)

  • Implementing agreed solutions from Design stage
  • Establishing response structures and plans
  • Detailing priorities, procedures, responsibilities and resources needed in incident management

Validation (PP6)

  • Ensuring the programme meets business objectives
  • Aligning to existing change management programme in place
  • Continued maintenance of business continuity plans

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Certification in Business Continuity Exam

Topics:

  • Management Practices
    • Policy and Programme Management - 21%
    • Embedding Business Continuity - 8%
  • Technical Practices
    • Analysis - 17%
    • Design - 17%
    • Implementation - 19%
    • Validation - 18%

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.

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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 Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

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.

Firebrand goes digital

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 78 79 16 53.

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.

Examination Passing Policy

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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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.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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Latest BCI Reviews from our students

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We've currently trained 72.589 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,76% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"Great learning environment, lots of thought put in the best way to train the course content. Have used them before - still just as good - will use again!"
M.B.. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (24/9/2018 to 26/9/2018)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Great learning environment, lots of thought put in the best way to train the course content. Have used them before - still just as good - will use again!"
M.B.. - BCI The BCI Certificate (3 days) (24/9/2018 to 26/9/2018)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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