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Training people to manage emergencies

Train your people to take charge    Sharyn Devereux-Blum and Paul Blum welcome you to Devereux-Blum Training & Development Ltd.  All emergencies can be managed.  We will work with you and your organisation to train your people to have the skills and capability to manage an emergency response.  This can be Emergency Management training, peer support and other services as required.  Whether it is distance learning via Microsoft Teams or Zoom (blended learning- workshops & learning experiences); Best practice workshops to upskill; Face to face interactive training and learning/practice experience face to face and planning and facilitating exercises- single/multi-agency, we are ready to listen, tailor and support you further. We can work with NZQA unit standards or not depending on your people and their needs.

Feedback from our valued clients:

Our organisation ran a CIMS structure throughout the Alert Level 4 and Level 3 restrictions.  Our Leadership agree they could not have timed your training better.  The training was still fresh in everyone’s mind when we called the first meeting and laid out the responsibilities under the CIMS structure.  We implemented a very effective response structure that put us weeks ahead of other organisations, including our overseas parent.  That structure allowed us to manage complex situations well.  The Leadership adapted very quickly to the new way of working. SHE Manager 

You will be pleased to know our CIMS team is in full swing for a week and humming along. We are truly grateful for our training right now….hard to believe we are having to use it. Quality and Risk Manager

Freephone on 0800-532-008, Wellington 04 232 5363 or email us for information on Emergency Management Training or information. Subscribe here to our Emergency Management e-newsletter.

  • Devereux-Blum Training & Development have been training in the Emergency Management Sector for over 23 years.
  • Our trainers are experienced and knowledgeable and are considered ‘experts’ in CIMS (Coordinated Incident Management System) training.
  • Devereux-Blum Training & Development provide training, facilitation and coaching and other  services (presentations) nationally and internationally.
  • Devereux-Blum Training & Development work with all areas of business (Non-government, State and Public Sector, State and Public Service)
  • Devereux-Blum Training & Development will work with you to deliver training to meet the needs of your organisation.  This can be distance learning or face-to-face.
  • Devereux-Blum Training & Development are a NZQA Category 1 accredited Training Education Provider on a four-year evaluation cycle.  At our most 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.

Check out our links for CIMS (Co-ordinated Incident Management System)  Business Continuity Planning and other tailored training packages.  Click below to hear our trainer Paul speak about how we can help your organisation be prepared for any event:



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 did your organisation cope during the COVID-19 response or any other emergency and who would take charge?  This is the question you need to ask.

  • Emergency Management Training can help your organisation prepare for emergencies.  Emergency and non-Emergency events often strike with little warning.
  • 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, Risk 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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