Update on Training Initiatives - May 2014

  Posted on 26th May 2014 by Loralee Hyde in UFBA News

Contributed by Judith Stanley

Training Standards Committee

The UFBA continues to be represented at Training Standards Committee meetings by Judith Stanley from Paekakariki VFB and Bob MacLeod from Raglan VFB. Following is a summary of recent initiatives the committee is working on:


Emergency Management programme for young people

Planning for the second pilot has yet to be secured. Securing sustainable funding remains problematic but possible.The programme aims to contribute toward:

In recognising these objectives, discussions have begun with the Ministry of Education, ACC, Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, and the Ministry of Youth Development.  Working with the NZFS is part of an ongoing engagement strategy with respect to volunteer sustainability and fire risk management.

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