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Chris Piper is our Principal Trainer, although we also draw down on the expertise of our Global Humanitarian Practitioner (GHP) network. Chris is a qualified teacher and adult educator, and has also taught as a university lecturer. Our training centres around two main programs, namely the Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program, as well a Participatory Project Management (PPM) program. Since 2002, over 110 PDRM and PPM workshops have been facilitated across Australia and overseas, with online training having also been offered annually since 2016. Our online accredited PDRM is being offered from the 24 July through to the end of November 2023.
HUMANITARIAN TRAINING 2023
Our 2023 humanitarian training program consists of accredited Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) workshops and online teaching. This consists of ten topics. Our annual online program is running from the 24 July through to the end of November 2023, with Zoom teaching sessions held over a ten week period (check brochure for dates) at 8pm on a Thursday evening Melbourne time. The online PDRM brochure and assessment details are given below.
PDRM Workshop & Online Topics
The ten topics covered in the 2023 PDRM workshop and online course are the following.
- TC 01: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Diagrams & Issues
- TC 02: Humanitarian Attributes & Competencies
- TC 03: Humanitarian Standards & Codes of Conduct
- TC 04: Natural Disaster Trends & Case Studies
- TC 05: The Ten Seed Technique (TST) Ranking Tool
- TC 06: Risk Management (ISO 31000)
- TC 07: Complex Emergencies/Crises and Case Studies
- TC 08: Covid-19
- TC 09: DRM & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- TC 10: DRM & Climate Change
Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) Workshops
Since 2002, over 40 Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) workshops have been facilitated across Australia, and overseas. The latter locations have included Vanuatu, PNG, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, the UK, Madagascar and South Africa. TorqAid can be contracted by clients to implement and facilitate customised PDRM workshops across Australia and overseas.
Click here to download a course description [ddownload 2023-pdrm-training
Since 2002, 70 Participatory Project Management (PPM) workshops have been facilitated across Australia and overseas. The work in Australia has included interaction with Development Practitioners working with Aboriginal Communities across remote Australia. The overseas locations have included Fiji, PNG, Indonesia, Singapore, Afghanistan and Albania.