The Municipal Elected Officials (MEO) course is intended for local authorities to complete within 90 days of assuming office.

This course is designed to:

  • provide background on emergency management principles
  • introduce other key players in emergency management
  • discuss the legislation that delegates legal responsibilities to the local authority in emergency situations

Course information

  • Students must attend the full course to be issued a certificate of completion.
  • This course has no pre-requisites, but Basic Emergency Management is recommended.

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency offers this course in-class and online.

  • The in-class course is designed to be completed in 3 to 5 hours.
  • The self-directed online course is designed to be completed in 2 to 4 hours.

For more information about this course, see the MEO course outline (PDF, 136 KB).

How to enrol

In-class training Online training


Connect with Alberta Emergency Management Agency Training:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: [email protected]

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