Chief Warden Awareness

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Course Overview

This course prepares people for the delegated responsibility as part of an emergency control organisation to lead in the preparation of workplace emergency procedures, command, control and coordinate workplace emergency procedures and response and conclude the incident.

It is designed for leaders of Emergency Control Organisations (ECO’s) in factories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, offices or other workplaces. This includes Chief Wardens, Deputy Chief Wardens and Communication Officers.

Participants are assisted in understanding their position within the emergency response structure and the importance of communication, decision making and reporting.

Workplace emergencies are discussed, along with the appropriate considerations and responses. Site communications and procedures for evacuation of personnel to nominated muster points are discussed and explained.

As part of this course, participants will also participate in a tailored “table-top” discussion exercise, specific to their site.

People should receive training for this course if they are currently in an Emergency Warden position and are going to become the Chief Warden, Deputy Chief Warden or Communications Officer in an emergency situation.

Duration: 2 Hours
Location: This course is normally trained at your Workplace using your sites Emergency Policies and Procedures. If necessary we can train at our Training Centre tailoring this course to your sites specific requirements.
Cost: Please call or email our office to obtain more information including pricing and course dates. 
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Subjects Covered

  • Emergency Control Organisation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • PPRR Method

Pre-entry Requirements

Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills are required in order to communicate, complete, undertake written and practical assessment activities. If you have any concerns regarding the LLN requirements, please contact 1300 886 208 for assistance.

Course Pre-requisites

To be assessed in this course, students must hold the pre-requisite unit of competency PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation. This unit is covered in our Emergency Warden training course.


Upon successful completion of the training and assessment for this course, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.

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