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RAPID training programme learning gateway

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

There is only one topic in the storm strand and it is compulsory (shown in BLUE in the diagram below).

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

Trainer Pack for the Storm strand (PDF)

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

Topic 1: Introduction to storms and storm response in NZ

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

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