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Emergency Management Overview

Emergency Management Overview

40 minutes. Online, self-paced, short course consisting of 1 module.

Course dates
Available online at any time.
Essential/Recommended training
No essential or recommended training is required for this course.


Emergency Management Overview (EMO) sets out the legislation, planning framework, roles and responsibilities, committee structures and the comprehensive approach to emergency management in NSW.

The course is essential knowledge required to the Introduction to Emergency Management (Intro EM) course.

Emergency Management Overview (EMO) and Introduction to Emergency Management (Intro EM) have replaced the Emergency Management Arrangements (NSW) course.

On completion of this course, learners will:

  • understand the key concepts and principles of emergency management
  • appreciate the different emergency types and collaboration required in managing them
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of agencies involved in emergency management
  • appreciate the need for agencies involved in emergency operations to be effectively coordinated
  • understand the policies and plans put into place to ensure emergency services are adequately provided.

The course is for all emergency services personnel and people with an interest in emergency management. 


This is a non-accredited course.

The organisation you nominate during enrolment may request information from Resilience NSW about staff or volunteers who undertake this course. Your organisation collects this information to determine the names or number of staff/volunteers who complete this training.

Resilience NSW will only release your name and details as they relate to the delivery of this course. All other personal details will not be released by Resilience NSW, and will remain confidential. Enrolment in this course is acknowledgement that this information can be released to the organisation you have nominated at registration.

Upcoming Courses

Name Course Start Date Course End Date
2021 C9 - Emergency Management Overview 02/11/2021 02/12/2021

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