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.

 

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.

eLearning:
  • 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).
Face-to-face:
  • Emergency Management for Local Government provides the foundation to increase Local Governments' knowledge of their preparation and planning responsibilities under the Emergency Management Act 2005.
  • Community Disaster Recovery for Local Government provides the foundation to increase Local Governments’ knowledge of their recovery responsibilities under the Emergency Management Act 2005.
  • Recovery Coordinators Course for Local Government 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.
  • Emergency Management for Local Government Leaders explores the challenges and stressors inherent to lead Officers and the community through a crisis.
  •  Animal Welfare in Emergencies provide skills and knowledge to support animal welfare response in an emergency. This is being offered through the Muresk Institute as part of the Animal Welfare in Emergencies Grant Program.
     
    Note: There will be a slight increase in course fees from Friday, 1 July 2022. Bookings made before this date will not be affected. 
     
This course will ensure that you as a leader are effectively prepared and able to respond to and recover from emergency events impacting the community
Check here for details about training at your Local Government.
Contact us
If you have enquiries about any of our courses, please contact us via email at training@walga.asn.au