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Pandemic Planning Foundation

Why should you attend?

Pandemic Planning Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to plan, prepare for, and respond to a pandemic situation. During this training course, you will be able to understand the key concepts and tools used in Pandemic Planning.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Pandemic Planning Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental concepts, processes and framework.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Pandemic Planning
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the Pandemic Planning process
  • Individuals interested in Pandemic Planning

Learning objectives

  • Understand the main elements and the need for Pandemic Planning
  • Acknowledge the role of the employer, employees and interested parties in/during pandemic planning, preparedness and response
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used to act during a pandemic situation

Educational approach 

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Fundamentals of Pandemic Planning, planning and preparing a Pandemic Plan

Day 2: Responding to pandemics and evaluation of pandemics


The “PECB Certified Pandemic Planning Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of pandemic planning

Domain 2: Pandemic planning process

The “PECB Certified Pandemic Planning Foundation” exam is available in several languages.

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.


Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about the Pandemic Planning certification and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the PECB Foundation Certification are:


General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge

Training Days
CPD Certification
Not applicable
Exam Duration hours
Retake Exam
Language : English
Type : Classroom
Certification Fees: N/A
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