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Learn about Module 1

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This guideline is an overview of the earthquake geotechnical engineering practice series. It includes technical detail about estimating ground motion parameters.

Module 1 guideline

Module 1: Overview of the guidelines, and other modules, are available in the earthquake geotechnical engineering practice series.

Module 1 educational resources

Module 1 is an overview only, so there is no related online learning. From September, you will be able to access and register for the online geotechnical educational resources related to other modules on the Engineering New Zealand website

Video: Overview of the earthquake geotechnical guidelines

An introduction to the earthquake geotechnical engineering modules and the associated education programme.

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Related resources

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: