Emergency Planning Committee

Course Description

Under Australian Standard 3745 buildings should have an Emergency Planning Committee.  / role is to plan, implement and maintain the emergency procedures and manage associated personnel.  The Emergency Planning Committee training provides the skills and understanding needed to conduct the duties required of the committee roles.

Course Content

This course is aimed at persons who are involved in the planning, implementation and review of emergency procedures in relation to a facility.

During this course the participants will learn how to:

  • Conduct their role as an Emergency Planning Committee member
  • Identify specific site hazards and risks that may lead to an emergency
  • Develop plans to prevent and respond to a variety of emergency situations
  • Develop response procedures to common building emergencies

Topics include:

  • Overview of applicable legislation
  • Emergency Planning Committee roles and responsibilities
  • The risk management process
  • Identifying possible emergency situations
  • The Emergency Control Organisation
  • The Emergency Plan
  • Evacuation Diagrams
  • The Communications Plan
  • Training and exercise requirements
  • Reviewing emergency procedures

Course Duration

The course is delivered over a 1.5 hour period.

Delivery mode

Training is delivered face to face including both theory and practical components, with a strong emphasis on the practical application of skills.

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded a certificate of Completion.


There are no pre requisites for this course.

For further information about this training course please contact EMS on 1300 133 302 or via www.ems.edu.au