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Training and Professional Development

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) provides professional development services for volunteers and employees to enhance their operational and organisational skills within the Western Australian (WA) community.

DFES also provides specialised training for organisations and individuals in the private and public sectors to them prepare, prevent, respond and recover from emergency situations.

Training and Accreditation for Bushfire Professionals

A framework for the accreditation and training of Level 1 Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessors has been developed by the State Government.

It is anticipated that the training courses for Level 1 BAL Assessors, which will be part of the requirements to becoming accredited, will be offered by a private training provider or providers from April 2015. For more information or to register for email updates on the framework and training courses, refer to the Department of Planning’s website here