Chief Fire Warden

Chief Fire Warden Course
PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

Description:
PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
This unit covers the competency required to make decisions about people’s safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to the emergency incident area.
This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010.
People who undertake this course may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival. These may include Chief and Deputy Chief Wardens within a workplace environment
Incorporating the content of units PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies & PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Location:
Mackay QLD

Duration:
5 hours face-to-face delivery. No pre-course work required.

Cost:
$180.00 GST free per participant

Payment method:
Payment can be made by cash, with tax invoice issued on the day.
If payment is made by an employer or company an invoice will be sent after the course for payment

How to Book:
You can book on-line 24 hrs a day by selecting here, or call us (8.30am – 7.00pm Mon-Fri) on 0429230714

Delivery method:
Classroom Face to Face

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements
Participants will require suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

• Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
• Listen and understand verbal information delivered by an English-speaking trainer
• Complete written incident reports forms in English
• Read and answer a multiple-choice question paper
• Read and answer a short-written answer test

Prerequisites:
PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Assessment procedure:
Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a situation.
This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.

Requirements for Completion:
100% attendance and participation.

Outcome:
At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment Chief Fire Warden PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
Fire Warden PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation and Fire Extinguisher PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies.
Certificate will be emailed to the student the evening of the course.

Topics covered:
• prepare for emergency situations
• identify and assess the emergency
• safely contain small workplace emergencies where possible
• use initial response equipment on small un-established workplace fires and
• report those workplace emergencies.
• WH&S requirements and current legislation
• Warden roles and responsibilities
• Building Safety
• Fire drills and fire prevention measures
• Evacuation and assembly priorities and procedures
• The R.A.C.E system of fire safety
• Fire, bomb threats, medical emergencies and other emergencies
• Identifying the correct fire extinguishers
• accounting for evacuated persons and analysis of reports from evacuation areas
• actions to take in response to developing situations
• command, control and coordinate framework
• emergency plan and procedures
• emergency response reports or signals
• emergency response structure including external agencies and disaster plans
• emergency risk assessment, response and coordination actions
• hazard identification and precautions to be taken during emergencies and during an evacuation
• liaison requirements of emergency services
• own role in the emergency plan and role and authority of the emergency services
• people’s typical behaviour in an emergency
• range of appropriate post initial response activities

The course will include participants demonstrating extinguisher use in a simulated workplace emergency situation and demonstration of a fire blanket.