PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation (Fire Warden)

FIRE WARDEN

Course summary sheet F32

ALL BUSINESSES IN AUSTRALIA HAVE TO PROVIDE A SAFE WORKPLACE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES, VISITORS & CONTRACTORS. BUILDING FIRE SAFETY REGULATION 1991 STATES THAT ALL WORKPLACES ARE FITTED WITH ADEQUATE FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT AND HAVE ANNUAL FIRE INSTRUCTION AND EVACUATION TRAINING. THIS COURSE COVERS EVACUATION PROCEDURES IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF EMERGENCIES. TO PREVENT INJURY AND REDUCE FIRE DAMAGE, ALL EMPLOYEES SHOULD ALSO BE TRAINED IN THE SAFE USE OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS. THIS COURSE GIVES AN IDEAL STARTING POINT IN LEARNING TO MANAGE LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES THAT MAY OCCUR IN ANY WORKPLACE AND ALSO INCLUDES THEORY AND PRACTICAL COMPONENTS TO ENSURE THAT YOUR STAFF WILL BE ABLE TO HANDLE FIRE EMERGENCIES CORRECTLY.

Course Code:

PUAWER005B

Course Title:

Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Course Currency Status:

Current

Certification issued:

Statement of Attainment: PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.

Certificate valid:

1year. Australian Standard 3745-2010 recommends annual fire and evacuation training for all workplaces.

Mode of Delivery:

Blended learning: Face-to-face in classroom environment and pre-learning.

Duration:

Face-to-face for 4hours approximately (including rest/meal break).

Estimated time to complete pre-learning: 1.5 to 3 hours depending on student skill level. Workbook exercises and theory component of the assessment makes up the pre-course homework that is required to be completed prior to attending.

Assessments:

Written, practical and scenario-based assessments.

Who should attend:

All businesses in Australia have to provide a safe workplace for all employees, visitors & contractors. Building Fire Safety Regulation 1991 states that all workplaces are fitted with adequate firefighting equipment and have annual fire instruction and evacuation training. To prevent injury and reduce fire damage all employees should also be trained in the safe use of fire extinguishers. This course gives an ideal starting point in learning to manage life threatening emergencies that may occur in any workplace and also includes theory and practical components to ensure that your staff will be able to handle emergencies correctly.

Prerequisites:

Although there are no prerequisites for undertaking this course, please note that all pre-course homework must be completed prior to attending.

Elements:

  • Respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings.
  • Initiate and control initial emergency response.
  • Anticipate the further development of emergencies.
  • Assist with post initial response.