Emergency Warden (Fire Warden)
This course has been designed for individuals who are required to implement an emergency response as specified in the facility emergency procedures or specified by a person at a higher level in the emergency control organisation (ECO). Individuals who undertake this work will be working within the command, control and coordinate structure of the ECO. It includes undertaking pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post-emergency activities. It applies to members of an ECO who are floor or area wardens and/or wardens or deputy wardens.
The course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083. It applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.
Participants in this course will learn how to effectively:
- Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements
- Assist occupants who may require assistance
- Assist with post-emergency response activities
- Comply with legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations
- Contribute to facility emergency planning
- Give clear directions to occupants and visitors
- Implement safe work practices
- Initiate and control initial emergency response
- Respond to emergency signals and warnings
- Take on a leadership role within emergency control organisation and/or a deputy role for other emergency control organisation positions
- Undertake pre-emergency planning
- Use communications systems
- Wear required emergency control organisation identification
Participants must have the physical capacity to complete all practical demonstrations. This includes wearing suitable identification, assisting occupants and using communications systems.
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
This certificate does not require renewal
Assessments and activities
- Undertake pre-emergency planning
- Operate as part of the ECO in a fire emergency
Documentation – The student must complete the following documentation:
- Emergency equipment fault log
- Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.
- Learner Rights and Responsibilities
- Current link to the student handbook
- Assessments & Activities
Existing workers in any industry may benefit from this training as it is not industry specific.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
The following units will be included in your certificate
- PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
- Full course: 4 hours face-to-face training
Pre course study options:
There are no pre course study requirements for this course.
Regular public courses are held at our dedicated training facilities.
Private courses can be held at client premises on negotiation.
Learner rights and responsibilities
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.