VCC EM training is a comprehensive training package designed to equip members of faith communities to support affected residents through their participation in VCC EM deployments.

Psychological First Aid/Personal Support

The training course is a 2 stage process involving;

  • Self paced learning and completion of the workbook. This material must be completed at least 3 days prior to attending the training day.
    Face to face training day. This day utilises multi learning opportunities including teaching, discussion, personal reflection and role playing / scenarios to enable the trainee to assimilate the information and understand the context, roles, responsibilities and processes involved.
  • Completion of the workbook and attendance at the training are essential prerequisites for application for registration with VCC Emergencies Ministry. Successful registration will require the completion of safety checks including a National Criminal History Check and referee reports and will occur after the training has been completed.

The Process

  1. Check out our Code of conduct at
  2. Complete the registration form below for the training day you wish to attend no less than 7 days before.
  3. Email confirmation will be sent, including the e-workbook
  4. Complete the self-paced learning and return the completed workbook prior to the training session.
    Email – or post to VCC EM. PO Box 832. Port Melbourne. 3207.
  5. VCCEM volunteers are required to complete Psychological First Aid training as a pre requisite for registering for DHHS training.

Upcoming Training Dates (Further 2022 dates will be added as the year progresses)

You can register via the expression of interest link and we will let you know when we are offering training in your part of Victoria.


Event Venue Date
Expression of Interest - There is no training planned near me
  • June 30, 2022 8:00 am
Psychological First Aid - Port Melbourne Port Melbourne
  • July 16, 2022 9:00 am
Psychological First Aid - Port Melbourne - online 16 August Port Melbourne
  • August 16, 2022 9:00 am