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Evacuation Management

Evacuation Management

2 days of classroom-based training

Course dates
Essential/Recommended training
Essential learning to be completed before attending this course:


Using a risk treatment strategy, learners will acquire the skills and knowledge to contribute to the selection, planning, implementation and management of evacuations in a community experiencing one or more disasters.

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

  • outline the principles of evacuation management and have a practical appreciation of their application
  • apply the legislative, policy and accountability framework underpinning evacuation in an emergency management context
  • apply the NSW State Emergency Management Plan, Evacuation Management Guidelines
  • contribute to the management of an evacuation and develop an evacuation action plan
  • identify key issues and considerations in decision making at all stages of managing an evacuation
  • identify the key issues in each stage of the evacuation process – Decision, Warning, Withdrawal, Shelter and Return.

This course is for paid and volunteer emergency management personnel with a leadership role responsible for planning evacuations, conducting evacuations, or providing resource and/or functional area support to evacuations.


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 Date Time Location Available Spaces
CANCELLED 2022/206 Evacuation Management 10 & 11 November 2021 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Griffith 20
CANCELLED 2022/03 Evacuation Management 30 November & 1 December 2021 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Dubbo 20
CANCELLED 2022/209 Evacuation Management 7 & 8 December 2021 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Deniliquin 20

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