Welcome to the Scottish Resilience Development Service

ScoRDS – enhancing knowledge, skills and behaviours for effective resilience planning, response and recovery.

We do this by:

  • Developing and managing a range of learning programmes
  • Providing professional development activities for those who work in the resilience profession
  • Managing the National Exercise Programme for Scotland and supporting local exercises
  • Encouraging the sharing and application of good practice and lessons
  • Continually reviewing and improving what we do

We also assist the Scottish Government prepare for its role in supporting the response to emergencies.

You can also follow our Twitter updates and see photos and video from events on Flickr

And read our blog for the latest updates.

NOT A PRACTITIONER? Members of the public are invited to visit the Scottish Government's READY SCOTLAND pages for information on civil emergencies and community safety.


Find out more about ScoRDS, our business strategy and meet the team.

An essential learning programme for anyone new to this portal or new to e-learning. This section will help you to get the best out of the Virtual Resilience Campus.