An Introduction to Flood Risk and Resilience

An Introduction to Flood Risk and Resilience
Please notedue to high levels of enrolments, please expect to receive your welcome email and login details within ONE working day after registering for the course.

This FREE online eLearning module has b
een developed by Brunel University London and the Centre for Flood Risk and Resilience and has been specifically designed for new entrants to the water sector. It will be of interest whatever discipline or department you work in or whatever your background, whether you work in a water company itself, a consultancy servicing the sector or another organisation that is actively engaged with, or dealing with, flood risk and resilience. The focus of this module is on a general description and overview that demonstrates the way in which flooding can occur and how to mitigate the risk it poses. The technical content of this module is limited to only that which is required to appreciate the risk of flooding to a range of receptors and stakeholders.

This self-paced eLearning module has a recommend study time of 10 hours. Assessment is by way of 5 sets of multiple-choice questions. The pass mark is 80% and upon successful completion you will receive a CPD Completion Certificate. You will have four months access to the Online Learning Platform from the date of enrolment.  

If you have any questions please email our team at [email protected] or call 020 7831 3110.

Individuals working for Risk Management Authorities (RMAs) are invited to a FREE full-day training session on Property Flood Resilience (PFR) at Flood & Coast 2023 held in Telford. It provides an overview of stakeholder expectations and best practice in delivering each stage of the Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience. Find out more and book your place

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