Emergency Management Foundations for Local Government

Emergency Management
In person
Monday, 22 July, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$690.00 (plus GST) 

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This foundation course explores contemporary Emergency Management concepts and how these apply to your Local Government, within the West Australian context.

We will explore in detail the principles of preparedness, prevention, response and recovery (PPRR), Local Government responsibilities under the current

WA Emergency Management Act (2005) and other State doctrine, along with an applied understanding of the most practical ways to manage those obligations.

More importantly we will explore the key role of Officers and Elected Members, in establishing sound organisational skills, knowledge and capability prior to an emergency.

Prior planning, training and readiness, supports and encourage sound leadership when the community needs it during an emergency.

Target Audience

Suitable for CEOs, Elected Members, Managers and Officers who would like to enhance their role in Emergency Management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the Emergency Management sector and appreciate the role of Local Government in the process;
  • Recognise the important role of the Local Emergency Management Committee in Emergency Management;
  • Understand the requirements for Local Emergency Management Arrangements, including the Local Recovery Plan;
  • Learn the basics of exercise management and the value exercises bring to testing and evaluating Local Emergency Management Arrangements;
  • Explore available resources for local Emergency Management.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Monday, 22 Jul 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$690.00 (plus GST) 

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Monday, 18 Nov 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$690.00 (plus GST) 

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