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Training people to manage emergencies

CIMS training in action

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In 2018, Devereux-Blum Training & Development celebrate 20 years training in the Emergency Management sector.  The experience and knowledge that Sharyn and Paul have gained over this period is on-passed to you, during the training, consultancy and workshops that we facilitate.  All emergencies can be managed. We deliver Emergency Management training courses and consultancy services throughout New Zealand and internationally. Train your people to take charge. As an NZQA Category 1 Training Provider we deliver to NZQA Unit Standards. levels.

Check out our links for CIMS (Co-ordinated Incident Management System) Civil Defence / Rescue Training, , Business Continuity Planning and Health and Safety in the Workplace related training. Click below to hear our trainer Paul speak about how we can help your organisation be prepared for any event:


Devereux-Blum Training are a Category 1 NZQA Accredited Tertiary Education Provider on a four year evaluation cycle.  This indicates we have exceeded expectations and during our recent External Evaluation and Review we achieved Highly Confident and Excellent in all categories.    2017 – Report of External Evaluation and Review.   See our details on NZQA and the standards we are accredited to deliver.



View our in-house training, public courses, facilitation, coaching, consultancy services that are available nationally and internationally in a timeframe and format that works for your organisation.Browse Training

Exercises & Scenarios

An exercise is a simulation of an emergency situation. Training people who are involved in emergency planning and response is fundamental to an organisation’s ability to manage any emergency. Exercises can be discussion based, tabletop or live.Read More

Why undertake Emergency Management Training?

How would your organisation cope in an Emergency?  This is the question you need to ask.  Who would take charge?  Emergency Management Training can help your organisation prepare for emergencies.  Natural hazards and man made technological disasters such as floods, earthquakes, storms, fires, volcanoes, chemical spillages, medical emergencies, bomb threats, terrorism, tsunamis and utility failures often strike with little warning. Many of these appear to be on the rise with climate change. What hazards do you need to take steps to reduce the impact of, prepare for, respond to and recover from? Whether you are an CEO, Executive, Manager, Emergency Responder, Health and Safety Representative or someone with a genuine interest in emergency readiness and workplace safety, then we encourage you to learn more about our Training Courses.

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