FAQs

Where are our Civil Defence Centres?

A number of our Christchurch based clients have asked for the location of Civil Defence centres around Canterbury following September’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Follow the link to see the Christchurch CDEM structure. Civil Defence Centres provide a local point within communities where people can go to to seek … Read More

What do courses cost?

We normally meet with prospective clients to discuss a range of details including, the training required, the numbers being trained, equipment required and then we send you a proposal with costings attached. Read More

Do I receive a certificate for the training delivered?

Yes where we have indicated so in our proposal for training. You receive a certificate for completing the course requirements and full attendance at the training. People have used these in their CVs and we have verified these on numerous occasions. If you would like a certificate for a training … Read More

Do you bring your own equipment?

Yes we do bring specialised equipment in when people are looking at different options and want the opportunity to work with particular equipment. At other times we work with the equipment available in your building as that is what you will have on hand during any emergency. We encourage and … Read More

What do you see as the benefits of ongoing training?

Having worked with organisations on an ongoing basis for nine years we have observed people in organisations who are well aware of what to do in a range of emergencies. It is part of the culture of the organisation, the budget allocation is in place and consolidation occurs each … Read More

How long are the training workshops?

Typically we deliver training between one day and six days duration. We plan the workshops to meet your organisations needs fully. It is important not to compromise the quality of training so we plan the training with you to ensure staff have the opportunity to attend. Previously, we have … Read More

How do we start to train our staff?

We work with you to ensure that the needs you have identified in your organisation can be planned for and met fully. This involves working alongside the people responsible for the training or work involved. We take time to recognise what is going well within your organisation and what … Read More