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CDEM courses & qualifications

A variety of courses and qualifications in emergency management is currently available. Inclusion of course information on this site does not necessarily represent endorsement by the Ministry of the course or provider. Please contact service providers directly for more information.

Training and Certificate Qualifications
Devereux-Blum Training and Development Ltd
Emergency Management Training Centre
Fire and Emergency Training Solutions
Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Specialist CDEM training may also be available to you through your own organisation's arrangements.

EMQual is the Industry Training Organisation and standard setting body for the Fire and Rescue Industry.
Learning State formerly (Public Sector Training Organisation (PSTO)), is the State Sector's industry training organisation and is responsible for CDEM unit standards and qualifications.

Professional Development short courses
GNS-NIWA Natural Hazards Centre Short Courses
Courses offered annually on understanding and managing hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, extreme weather, and coastal hazards

Joint Centre for Disaster Research Emergency Management Summer Institute
A week long Summer programme developed to provide a theoretical and practical introduction to selected emergency management topics.

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management Workshops
MCDEM offers three targeted workshops for the key specialist roles of
Public Information Managers, Controllers, and Recovery Managers.

University courses and advanced qualifications
Emergency Management at AUT University
Emergency Management Programme at Massey University
Hazard and Disaster Management Programme at University of Canterbury