Introduction to Swiftwater Responder (online)

This 8 hour online course is aimed at those who plan to attend a Swiftwater Responder course and complete theory requirements prior. The course is useful to emergency service workers who may be responded to a flood or swiftwater rescue incident. This online course covers the following: River and flood hydrology, environmental care and biosecurity […]

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Flood Worker Safety (online)

This 4 hour online course is aimed at those who need to work around flood waters during emergencies such as utility workers, drainage contractors, storm water/flood engineers, hydrologists, and others that have a key function to support local emergency management arrangements in New Zealand. A digital certificate is issued upon completion of the course and […]

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River Safety (online)

This 2 hour online course is aimed at those who may recreate around rivers such as swimmers, anglers and hikers. A digital certificate is issued upon completion of the course and quiz. This course is not suitable for those working around floodwater or emergency services. Learning objectives: This course covers river features, hazard identification, river crossing planning […]

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Introduction to the ECHO Swiftwater Risk Assessment Tool

ECHO Multi-hazard incident risk assessment tool for swiftwater and flood rescue This 45-60 minute online course is aimed at emergency responders who may arrive first on-scene to a swiftwater or flood rescue incident and required to undertake an ECHO assessment to determine the risk of the incident and identify what level of expertise may be […]

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