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Evacuation Management

Evacuation Management

2 days of classroom-based training

Course dates
Essential or Recommended training
Essential learning to be completed before attending this course:


This course has recommended pre-learning – NSW Emergency Management Program & Intro to Emergency Management

Using a risk treatment strategy, learners will acquire the skills and knowledge to contribute to the selection, planning, implementation and management of evacuations in a community experiencing one or more disasters.

On completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  • outline the principles of evacuation management and have a practical appreciation of their application
  • apply the legislative, policy and accountability framework underpinning evacuation in an emergency management context
  • apply the NSW State Emergency Management Plan, Evacuation Management Guidelines
  • contribute to the management of an evacuation and develop an evacuation action plan
  • identify key issues and considerations in decision making at all stages of managing an evacuation
  • identify the key issues in each stage of the evacuation process – Decision, Warning, Withdrawal, Shelter and Return.

This course is for paid and volunteer emergency management personnel with a leadership role responsible for planning evacuations, conducting evacuations, or providing resource and/or functional area support to evacuations.


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 Date Time Location Available Spaces
2024/704 Evacuation Management 8 & 9 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Batemans Bay 20
2024/227 Evacuation Management 14 & 15 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm La Perouse 9
2024/406 Evacuation Management 22 & 23 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Albury 19
2024/212 Evacuation Management 28 & 29 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Orchard Hills 2
2024/510 Evacuation Management 29 & 30 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Singleton 20
2024/606 Evacuation Management 29 & 30 May 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Gundagai 20
2024/903 Evacuation Management 18 & 19 June 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Ballina 20
2024/806 Evacuation Management 25 & 26 June 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Mittagong 20
2024/906 Evacuation Management 25 & 26 June 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Lismore 15

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