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This course teaches students the main elements of floodplain risk management (FRM) – a process of informed decision making in the strategic management of flood risk through an appropriate framework.
This course is supported by Floodplain Management Australia (FMA) and the NSW Government.
This course has been designed to:
Full price: $550 (GST-free)*
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
The syllabus includes:
This course is delivered online. Students watch online lectures and video before attending three 1.5 hours session. During these sessions brief recaps of online material is provided leading to detailed Q&A. Students break into small groups to workshop a realistic scenario providing an opportunity to apply what has been taught and are designed to show how detail is applied into practice. Small groups are facilitated by industry experts. The session concludes with reinforcement of key messages and learning.
On successful completion of this course, participants will have an understanding of:
Introduction to Floodplain Risk Management is aimed at wide body of professional seeking a detailed knowledge and background in FRM and associated land use planning issues in NSW.
It will benefit engineers, emergency managers and land use planners who are engaged in, or seeking to enter, the floodplain risk management industry in Australia and wanting to learn more about developing and implementing management plans considering best practice.
It is also suitable for elected local government officials and community representatives on Council’s floodplain risk management committees seeking a background in floodplain risk management, flood mitigation, emergency management and land use planning issues.
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