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Overview of Emergency Risk Management in NSW

Overview of Emergency Risk Management in NSW

40 minutes. Online self-paced short course consisting of 1 module (40 min)

Course dates
Available online at any time.
Essential or Recommended training

No essential or recommended training is required for this course.


This course provides an overview and introduction to emergency risk management in NSW. It is useful for people who will be required to participate in an emergency risk management process or for people already employed in the sector as a refresher training.

Learners will cover:

  • Emergency Risk Management (ERM) in NSW
  • Risk Management Governance including the National Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines
  • who is responsible for Emergency Risk Management in NSW
  • Risk Management Principles
  • Risk Management Framework
  • Risk Management Process

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

  • describe Emergency Risk Management in NSW
  • define related key terms such as Emergency Management, Risk, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Risk Management Principles, Risk Management Framework and Risk Register
  • explain why communication and consultation are important throughout the entire Risk Management Process
  • identify who is involved in Emergency Risk Management in NSW

This 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
2023 P1 - Overview of Emergency Risk Management 23/01/2023 01/04/2023

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