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RAPID training programme learning gateway

Flood strand
Core skills strand
Welfare strand
Volunteer Management strand
Storm strand

The topics should be completed in the order they appear in the accompanying flow diagram:

Compulsory sub topics are shown in BLUE
Elective sub topics are shown in GREEN
Sub topics delivered by tertiary education providers are shown in RED

Resources for trainers
The Trainer Pack contains notes, session plans and course information for trainers.

Trainer Pack for the Flood strand (PDF)

Resources for learners
Click on the link below to launch the online learning module.

Topic 1: Introduction to floods and flood response in NZ
Note: To complete the online learning module for this topic, learners will need access to headphones or computer speakers to listen to audio recordings.

Go to the CDEM-related course page to find out about tertiary education providers currently offering emergency response training

Having problems accessing the online modules?
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Maintenance of the online modules by MCDEM Professional Development staff may result in delays. If you experience delays or difficulties, try shutting down the module, wait 5 minutes and try again. If you experience ongoing problems, please contact the Professional Development team on 04 473 7363 or email