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Welcome to SESVA Events, a dedicated provider of training & event services tailored for Emergency First Responders & community members.

Established in 2020, SESVA Events specializes in delivering on-site, face-to-face training sessions across New South Wales (NSW) to enhance the skills and capabilities of Emergency First Responders.

Our commitment to excellence has enabled us to successfully conduct courses for numerous individuals, contributing to the ongoing development of a skilled and resilient response community.


Complementing our on site training sessions, we also offer blended online courses to cater to diverse learning preferences and ensure accessibility for a broader audience.

In addition to our training services, SESVA Events extends its offerings to include the rental of our state-of-the-art training facilities located in Rockdale, NSW. These facilities are equipped to meet the rigorous standards required for effective training sessions, providing a conducive environment for skill development and knowledge enhancement.

To explore the range of courses currently available, please visit our "Current Courses" page.

SESVA Events is committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and preparedness within the emergency response community.

Our Team

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Erin Pogmore

Erin Pogmore
Erin is a professional firefighter and rescue operator with FRNSW. She has extensive experience with responding to a wide range of emergencies and has been recognised internationally for her work in the flood rescue field.

She has over 20 years experience working in emergency services, and is also the Managing Director for the NSW SES Volunteers Association. She is an experienced trainer across technical rescue skills, first aid, mental health first aid and media skills.

Erin was a finalist in the 2020 Rotary Inspiring Women Awards- Rural category

When she isn't fighting fires, training MHFA and meditation or advocating for volunteers, she also runs an Alpaca and Bee Farm.

Shannon Crofton ESM

Shannon Crofton ESM CF
Shannon Crofton ESM is a highly experienced first responder who has more than 32 years experience across the emergency services sector.

He is a NSW SES volunteer and a career firefighter with Fire and Rescue NSW, and is a world recognised subject matter expert on flood rescue.

Shannon was a paramedic with Ambulance Service NSW prior to joining Fire and Rescue NSW and loves the clinical treatment that comes with medical care as well as helping people on what is often the worst day of their lives.

Shannon is an instructor in flood rescue, has been a senior Urban Search and Rescue instructor and is an avid Mental Health First Aid instructor

Teddy Haryjanto

Teddy Haryjanto JP
Teddy is a Finance Manager and Accountant at a not-for-profit organisation. Teddy is currently studying Cert IV in Mental Health and Emergency Services with the aim of helping people in times of hardship and stress. 


He is an active member of the State Emergency Services and has attended various emergencies in New South Wales over the past 6 years. Teddy has a number of hobbies one favourite is scuba diving where he has logged over 1000 dives, across South East Asia and Australia.

Teddy is passionate about the growth and development of people and is an open water scuba diving instructor who has taught approximately 100 students. Teddy enjoys reading and learning about how he can encourage and help others.

Teddy enjoys spending time with his daughters and caring for his chickens and garden in his backyard.

Carlee Maccoll

Carlee Maccoll 

Meet Carlee, our accomplished Indigenous trainer with a rich background in Job network services where she excelled as a Trainer and Case Manager.

Carlee brings a wealth of experience, demonstrating expertise in assisting both short and long-term unemployed individuals where her dedicated efforts extended to supporting those facing significant barriers such as mental health challenges, addiction, and homelessness.


In addition to her role as a Mental Health First Aid instructor, Carlee serves as our Business Operations Specialist and holds the position of Editor for The Volunteer Magazine. 

Carlee is a proud Kamilaroi woman & member of the Gandangara Land Council & her dedication and diverse skill set make her an invaluable asset to our team - embodying our shared commitment to excellence & community engagement.

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SESVA Events

Ph: 1300 073 782


Address: U1, 2-3 Lindsay Street, Rockdale NSW 2216


We respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we gather and operate, the Dharawal people. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We are committed to fostering understanding, collaboration, and reconciliation, honoring the enduring legacy of the First Nations peoples.

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