Courses and programmes on offer at GNS Science.
Radiation License "Core of Knowledge" Training
GNS Science provides regular training courses for people planning to apply for radiation licenses.
Courses are a day long, and usually held at GNS Sciences National Isotope Centre in Lower Hutt. However, courses are also held on request at locations around New Zealand for companies requiring in-house staff training. Details here:
Planning for a Volcanic Crisis 2012
Suncourt Hotel, Taupo, New Zealand. 24–25 October 2012, Taupo Supervolcano Field Trip (optional). 26 October 2012
How well will your organisation cope with a future volcanic crisis? This two day course will present a state-of-the-art assessment of volcanic hazards in New Zealand, and will help you better understand how your organisation can better prepare for, and mitigate against, a future volcanic crisis.Contact: Graham Leonard
Emergency Management Summer Institute 2013
11th - 15th March 2013, Massey University Campus, Wellington
This course will help you better understand how your organisation can prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster. Emergency managers and social and physical scientists form part of the multi-disciplinary team that explores relationships between the physical and social aspects of natural hazards and their management. This course is designed for those involved in all aspects of emergency management: planners, educators, engineers, local and central government policy makers, insurance managers, researchers, emergency managers and utility and property owners.