Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP)

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Gain a foundation in disaster recovery, learn to identify vulnerabilities and take appropriate measures to mitigate risks in an organisation. The course in Disaster Recovery Professional provides a great opportunity to pursue your career goals in the area. The course is comprehensive and will focus on the disaster recovery principles, preparation plan for disaster recovery, developing policies and procedures and recovering from disaster. You will learn to assess risks in an enterprise, learn the role and relationships of individuals in an organisation and how to implement a plan to recover from disaster.

The course is extensive and will explore a range of key modules such as an introduction to disaster recovery, risk assessment, data backup strategies, data recovery strategies and business continuing planning. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a sound understanding of developing business continuity plans.

The Disaster Recovery Professional will give you a firm grasp of the fundamentals of disaster recovery and business continuity. Qualifying in this course will lead to opening the door to gaining numerous opportunities in this field in a number of high-paying job roles.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is designed for IT professionals, disaster recovery consultants, IT risk managers, IT directors and individuals who want to become established in the IT or business fields.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Learners must have 2 years of work experience in business continuity or disaster recovery.

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the course in Disaster Recovery Professional, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score.

  • Number of Questions:150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice


1: Introduction to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

2: Business Continuity Management (BCM)

3: Risk Assessment

4: Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

5: Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

6: Data Backup Strategies

7: Data Recovery Strategies

8: Virtualization-Based Disaster Recovery

9: System Recovery

10: Centralized and Decentralized System Recovery

11: Disaster Recovery Planning Process

12: BCP Testing, Maintenance, and Training


Successful learners will be awarded the Certificate in Disaster Recovery Professional by EC-Council Certified.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

Progression and Career Path

This course in Disaster Recovery Professional will enhance your qualification for a number of jobs in the IT and disaster recovery fields. The qualification demonstrates your skills and expertise in disaster recovery plans proving to potential employers that you will be a valuable asset to the organisation. You can also use this certificate as an opportunity to win various job incentives put forth by your employer or to study further in the area and improve your knowledge in business continuity and disaster recovery. Below given are few of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to http://payscale.com/

  • IT Risk Managers
  • IT Professionals
  • IT Directors
  • Disaster Recovery Consultants


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