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Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management

1 Day. Classroom-based training

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


****This course has essential learning requirements – NSW Emergency Management Program****

The Introduction to Emergency Management course gives an overview of the emergency management roles and responsibilities of relevant government and community agencies in NSW and the general concepts and structure of emergency management under the NSW Emergency Management Arrangements.

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

  • reinforce and apply the key concepts of emergency management
  • identify appropriate methods of conducting an all hazards, risk and vulnerability analysis for the organisation or community
  • identify and implement appropriate prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies
  • explain and use a multi-agency approach to distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of key agencies and organisations at different stages of the comprehensive approach
  • outline implications of emergency management requirements for organisational planning, policies, procedures, systems and resource allocation
  • describe strategies for building disaster resilience within the community
  • examine emergency management plans and how these practically apply at a local level
  • identify strategies to prepare and engage stakeholders/organisations and communities
  • practical appreciation of the various roles they play in emergency management.

This course is suited to:

  • members of an Emergency Management Committee
  • people who are involved or interested in Emergency Management Arrangements in NSW


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
2023/137 - Introduction to Emergency Management 28 June 2023 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Macksville 15

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