As part of SLSNR's
on-going commitment to NZ Police to provide appropriate SAR
response to a Category 1 incident and to ensure that this response
is managed by appropriately qualified personnel, all Callout Squad
Co-ordinators and Deputy Co-ordinators will be required to be
trained in CIMS Level 4.
The third in a series
of CIMS training opportunities will be held between 18th
and 20th September in Auckland.
New Zealand's Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS)
establishes a framework of consistent principles, structures,
functions, processes and terminology that agencies can apply in an
emergency response. First introduced in 1998, CIMS has
significantly enhanced the coordinated response capability in New
Zealand, particularly at the incident level.
The CIMS structure is applied to all multi-agency and ongoing
incidents that SLSNR is involved in, therefore a good understanding
of the CIMS structure is critical for effective incident
Students who complete this course are able to describe the
interrelated functions of the coordinated incident management
system (CIMS) model, the incident controller's responsibilities at
an incident, and the role and function of the operations manager,
the planning/intelligence manager, and the logistics manager at an
This course is run in conjunction with NZ Police and Tai Poutini
Polytechnic. Course fees will be covered for current members that
meet entry requirements, however there will be a charge to those
members with confirmed bookings that do not attend the
Click here to register for the CIMS 4 Course.
Registerations close on Wednesday the 30th of August