The course is designed to assist emergency managers from all agencies to understand what is required to effectively manage emergencies. This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to develop and implement a coordinated and responsive approach in applying NSW emergency management arrangements to address the needs of affected communities.
The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) training is delivered in a multi-agency context. A selection process will be undertaken by your Agency/Organisation and OEM. For more information on nomination go to important enrolment information.
3 Days, face to face training.
Managing Emergencies has been designed to reflect the capability requirements of people who contribute to, coordinate, and make arrangement decisions during emergency operations. The program is pitched at the top end of OEM's training pathway and presumes that participants come with sound EM knowledge and skill sets.
Suitable candidates will:
EM roles of candidates may include, but are not restricted to:
Agencies can nominate candidates from within their agency or organisation who meet the selection criteria above.
Candidates may also self-nominate on the Emergency NSW website. However, the candidate's agency must endorse the candidate's suitability for the course.
On completion of this program, participants will be able to:
To attend this course you will be required to make your nomination through your agency or organisation at least 60 days prior to the course commencement date. Contact details for agencies or organisations are listed below.
If your agency or organisation is not listed, please forward an email to OEMtrainingadmin@justice.nsw.gov.au
02 4251 6741
The organisation you nominate during enrolment may request information from OEM about staff or volunteers who undertake this course. The only information released by OEM will be your name and details relating to the course. All other personal details will not be released by OEM and will remain confidential. Your organisation collects this information to determine who, or the number of staff/volunteers, completes this training. Therefore, enrolment in this course is acknowledgement that this information can be released to the organisation you have nominated during registration.
This course is free of charge.
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