Training events

Flood warden training

This autumn we will be delivering our flood warden training virtually across the county, via Zoom, an online video app accessible for free via a smartphone, tablet or computer. The training is free to attend and takes just two hours to complete.

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Tuesday 13 October  7.00 - 9.00pm


Virtual Kent-wide session open to all members of the public, including:


  • new flood warden volunteers

  • existing wardens who would like to refresh their training

  • the voluntary sector

  • Parish Councillors.

Modules will include: the role of a flood warden, types of flooding, flood and weather warnings, catchment information, safety information and next steps.


All are welcome!


Tuesday 10 November   7.00 - 9.00pm


Virtual session for our existing flood wardens.


Content to be agreed but possibly including some new training modules on coordinating spontaneous volunteers, pandemic training, as well as winter readiness advice.


We'd love to hear your progress with your Personal Flood Plan, Community Flood Plan or Property Flood Resilience measures. Please let us know any other subjects you would like us to cover. 

How to register

To book on to either the sessions, please call the Kent Resilience Forum on 01622 212409 or email

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Kent Resilience Forum

Kent Fire and Rescue Service HQ

The Godlands

Straw Mill Hill

Tovil, Maidstone ME15 6XB