Which course should I take?
If you are new to resilience, or if you are completing our eLearning for the first time, we recommend that you start with Resilience Responsibilities in Scotland followed by Integrated Emergency Management . Once you have completed these, you are welcome to complete our modular courses in whichever order you feel will best benefit you. Our current curriculum consists of learning packages covering topics such as: Public Communications in a Crisis, Effective Multi-Agency Working, Resilience Structures in Scotland, Stress Management in a Crisis, Situational Awareness and Decision Making in a Crisis and Risk Assessment in Scotland.
What other help is available?
ScoRDS form part of Scotland's overall resilience platform, which aims to build the most resilient nation possible. Our colleagues at Ready.Scot offer an excellent resource for advice surrounding resilience in Scotland. Here you can find tips on how to best prepare for emergencies, and advice on how to protect yourself in the event that an emergency has occurred.
The Lifelines Scotland: Staying Well eLearning module was set up and developed by NHS Lothian’s Rivers Centre for Traumatic Stress to support the wellbeing of Scotland’s responder community. This online course is a staying well road trip to help get a better understanding of stress, mental health and resilience.
The Community Asset Register module was developed by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and is available to those who have volunteered and who have offered their skills and equipment to support an emergency incident. Important: please do not complete this module unless you have been asked to do so by a member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.