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Preparing for the unthinkable is what Disaster Management & Recovery is all about.

Being prepared for a Disaster is something that we all hope to never need, however, just as we all diligently take out insurance, so too should we be prepared for the unexpected.

Through adequate planning, both the likelihood of disaster and the subsequent impact can be substantially reduced while for the unprepared, disaster can be catastrophic.

In order to assist organisations to be prepared for the worst, AstroTech is offering a training programme on Disaster Management and Recovery.



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 The course includes the following key topics:

  • What is Disaster Management
  • Analysing Risks
  • Disaster Recovery Planning and Policy
  • Vulnerability Assessment and General Definition of Requirements
  • Business Impact Assessment
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Facility Protection
  • Emergency Management
  • Suppliers and Contracts
  • Emergency Budgets
  • Testing your DRP
  • Backups and Backup Procedures
  • Backup Restoration
  • Pilot Sites and Testing
  • Disaster Management Hardware and Software Technologies
  • And much more!


Continuity Planners/Managers, Project Managers, System Administrators, IT Managers, Consultants, N/W Administrators, IT Engineers, IT Technicians, Engineers, Management and anyone else with an interest in Disaster Management and Business Continuity.


  • Gain an understanding of the key issues of Disaster Management
  • Gain an understanding of Disaster Management Technologies
  • Gain an understanding of the requirements of a responsible Disaster Management Policy
  • Gain an understanding of Supplier management

The course is 3 days in duration.


Upon receipt of your enrolment, a tax invoice will be processed and payment is required prior to the start of the scheduled course.

Should course expectations not be met for any reason, delegates are given the opportunity to leave before lunch on the 1st day and receive a full refund of the course fee.


A cancellation can only be confirmed if we are advised in writing at

For cancellations received more than one week prior to the course:

  • 0% cancellation fee will apply.

For cancellations received less than ONE WEEK prior to the course:

  • 50% cancellation fee will apply. 

For cancellations received within 24 hours of the course:

  • 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Substitutes are welcome at no additional charge at any time prior to the course.


Requests to postpone course attendance must be received in writing at least three full working days prior to the course commencement.

Should we not receive written confirmation within this period; the postponement will be subject to an additional fee of R 1,150 (excl VAT) per delegate.

All course postponements or programme exchanges need to be utilized within 6 months of the original course booking or the course fee will be forfeited.

Cancellations on postponements or exchanges are subject to the full course fee.

Absent Delegates

In the event that a delegate does not arrive for the course and no written cancellation has been received and confirmed, the full course fee will be payable.


Should it be necessary, AstroTech reserves the right to substitute the presenter.


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AstroTech wish to advise that they will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or harm, direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise and howsoever arising that may be caused to any person or property during the providing of any services by AstroTech to the client.