The department was founded in 2009 by combining operational and tactical department and the department of technical support civil protection and rescue operations Faculty of Continuing Education, which was created in 2005.

From 2009 to 2014 the chief of the department was Colonel of civil protection serviсe, PhD. Sc. Science, Associate Professor Valery A. Guzenko.

From 2014 to the present service department is headed by Major of civil protection serviсe, PhD. Sobyna Vitaly.

As part of the Department was established three subject-methodical commissions that provide training for students:
- MVP "unit tactics Civil Protection"
- MVP "Technical support civil protection units"
- MVP "Organization and communication in the field of civil protection"

The department provides technical assistance in the organization of practical training cadets of 2-5 courses. The Department is issuing for professionals in the qualification of "Bachelor" in the direction of 6.170201 "Civil Protection", "specialist" in the direction 7.17020101 "Civil Protection".