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Emergency management training

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 45657), Resilience NSW offers free accredited and non-accredited training programs on emergency management.

To help create a safer and more resilient NSW, free training is available to employees and volunteers from:

  • the emergency services
  • functional areas
  • state and local government
  • non-government organisations.

All training courses are fee-free and facilitated by trainers with first-hand experience in emergency management. 

Resilience NSW provides emergency management training programs under the direction of the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC).

Online training

Consider enrolling in one or more of the following free, online courses:

Skill-based training

Consider enrolling in one or more of the following free, skill-based courses:

The online Emergency Management Overview course is a prerequisite for all of the above skill-based courses. Check each course outline for any other prerequisites that apply. 

* Nomination is required. Candidates may also self-nominate, though their organsiation must endorse the candidate's suitability for the course.

Accredited training

Resilience NSW delivers two nationally-recognised units of competency within the Design and Manage Exercises course:

  • PUAEMR013 Design and management exercises
  • PUAEMR011 Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises. 

Learners can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for skills and knowledge learned at work, from other courses or from life experience.

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