Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) Courses

The diverse selection of Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) courses, designed specifically for policy makers, will give you a solid foundation for leading your community, allowing you to be more relevant in your role as an elected official. For more information, click on the following link: https://eoep.ca/

Municipal Services Training and Development

2019 Regional Traning Sessions

To support ongoing education of chief administrative officers and front line administrative staff, the Municipal Affairs Regional Training Initiative (RTI) provides annual training opportunities for municipal administrators and staff from around the province. The sessions, their format and their content are developed in consultation with the Local Government Administration Association (LGAA) and the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrator’s Association (ARMAA) who are the department’s stakeholder partners in the delivery of the annual RTI.

Training is available for municipal officials in the following areas.

  • September 5, 2019 Lethbridge
  • September 10, 2019 Westlock
  • September 19, 2019 Olds
  • September 26, 2019 Wainwright
  • October 3, 2019 Grande Prairie

Information about each session and workshop can be found in the agenda below.

  • Agenda (PDF, 227 KB) for the 2019 session
  • Register for the 2019 session


The Planning unit is not offering courses/workshops this budget year but does have a SDAB Manual available online here.

Capacity Building

Training on the following topics is available for municipal officials on request. Please contact the Training Coordinator at LGSmail@gov.ab.ca or by phone at 780.427.2225 for further information.

Emergency Services Training

Fire Fighter Training

Basic Fire Safety Codes Officer Training: E-Learning Project (DOC, 55 KB)

Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) direct delivery courses by AEMA training officers and online delivery courses (Basic Emergency Management, Exercise Design 100, ICS 100), are located on the Alberta Public Safety Training website (http://apsts.alberta.ca/) under Training Opportunities.

For information about emergency planning, emergency plans or projects in Alberta contact:

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Phone: 780-422-9000
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-1549
E-mail: Alberta Emergency Management Agency