WALGA provides high quality, tailored and accessible emergency management education for all Local Government emergency management personnel (including volunteers), CEOs, Executives, Elected Members and Officers.

The Local Government emergency management training developed by WALGA will assist Local Governments with their emergency management responsibilities under the Emergency Management Act 2005.

Emergency Management Pathway

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Emergency Management
Learning and Development Pathway

Stage 1

WALGA Training have developed a suite of courses that have been constructed specifically to address the fundamental skills required to operate effectively in the Local Government Emergency Management environment.

  • Emergency Management Fundamentals is an introductory eLearning course that describes the outcomes required to apply emergency management concepts and principals within Australia, with the main focus on Western Australia.
  • The AIIMS Awareness eLearning course provides participants with an overview of the principles and processes underpinning the Australasian Inter-Service Incident Management System (AIIMS).

Stage 2

Stage 3

  • Local Recovery Coordinator assists appointed Local Recovery Coordinators under the Emergency Management Act 2005 to act effectively and appropriately to ensure a smooth recovery can occur within a community affected by an emergency.