Local Emergency Management Committee Foundations 


The course covers the key principles of Local Emergency Management Committees (LEMC) and is highly recommended for all members who sit on this committee. It covers topics on the NSW emergency management arrangements, the LEMC member roles and responsibilities and the functions of the LEMC. 


Online self-paced short course consisting of 4 modules which will take around 20 minutes to complete.



Target audience

The course is aimed for those who support or are members of a Local Emergency Management Committee.


There is no formal assessment for this course. However, there is a knowledge quiz on completion of each module with a pass mark is of 80%. Three attempts are allowed for the quiz after which time the learner will have to redo the module before they can attempt the quiz again.

National unit of competency

This course does not align with a national unit of competency.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Define key emergency management and committee terms
  • Describe the emergency management arrangements in NSW
  • Identify key roles within the LEMC
  • List the responsibilities of LEMC members
  • Identify the main functions of the LEMC
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