BCI The BCI Certificate - Only 3 Days


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

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be BCI trained in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be BCI trained in record time
  2. Our BCI course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass BCI first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more BCI. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn BCI faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying BCI with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware for BCI. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!


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:

  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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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.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

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.

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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


  • 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 +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

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 PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner 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.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 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.

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% 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.

"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)

"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)

"The training was in a relaxed atmosphere with good facilities and a great instructor.Thanks!"
C.B.. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"I found the course very interesting, providing a great deal of information around various use cases for cloud modules. The instructor ran the course very well, being engaging and informative throughout."
Anonymous, IBM. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"Enjoyed visit to Wyboston lakes. Staff and facilities were exceptional - Highly recommended for those who want to learn in accelerated mode !"
S.R.. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Very friendly atmosphere and everyone is very helpful."
Thomas Stephens. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Very informative and helpful with questions enabling me to get my certification."
Michael Howard. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Intense.. but good!"
K.P.. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"The lecturer is very knowledgeable and charismatic. I really enjoyed my course and learned a lot."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Although long hours, the instruction was excellent. Lots of examples of cyber security in the real world making it more real. Thank you."
C.F., MoD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"Good focused environment in which to learn and meet peers."
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"I have used Firebrand Training a few times now and they never disappoint. The instructor did everything in his power to ensure that he covered various learning styles and has vast experience in the area he teaches. All of the staff onsite are friendly and do their utmost to ensure you have everything you need."
Melanie Taylor, Security Risk Managemnt . - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"The experience re-ignited my passion for learning and more importantly, and seek to implement that learning."
J.P.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"An intense week of training, but totally worth it!"
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"Excellent experience to get your head down and really concentrate on the subject matter."
Anonymous, NA. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"Although intensive, there was still time to explore topics that were interesting and particularly useful. I learnt more than I thought I would."
Robert Baxter. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (29/7/2019 to 1/8/2019)

"Firebrand offers a unique experience with on-site learning. This empowers you to dedicate your complete focus on gaining a good understanding of the subject material in a short amount of time."
C.N.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"The instructor is a star with a depth of knowledge that got me to the pass."
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"A wonderful self contained bubble in the middle of nowhere, with excellent facilities, trainer and life support systems. Perfectly set up to support the focus and consolidation for the knowledge and techniques needed to pass the CISSP."
Alan Morris, Crawford and company. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (29/7/2019 to 3/8/2019)

"Fast paced and hard work, but good"
Anonymous. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (29/7/2019 to 1/8/2019)

"Very well-organised, great communication, fabulous facilities and approachable well-informed instructor .The instructor provided real-life examples and clear explanations with relevant slides, notes, lab work and practice questions. Also. there are small, informal,and supportive groups.As well as, good and nearby accommodation. There is Lots of Food! The hot chocolate kept me going late at night ."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (29/7/2019 to 1/8/2019)

"Would recommend to anyone wanting an intense training session with great staff."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (29/7/2019 to 1/8/2019)

"Great training course and a great instructor. Very intensive but highly informative."
S.B.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"Nice facilities, contextual learning, practical examples, and a knowledgeable and engaging tutor. "
Y.M.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"The course is very in depth and beneficial, sometimes it can be complicated but not only do the teachers help you, a lot of the other students do as well. "
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