Emergency Warden, Chief Warden & Portable Fire Training

Home | Training | Emergency Warden, Chief Warden & Portable Fire Training


Course Overview

This course is designed for leaders of Emergency Control Organisations (ECO’s) in factories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, offices or other workplaces that also need to learn the duties of the Emergency Wardens they will lead and who undertake a first response to fire incidents in onshore and offshore situations/emergencies. This includes Chief Wardens, Deputy Chief Wardens and Communication Officers.

Emergency Control Organisations (ECO’s) are defined in the Australian Standards. In this course participants are assisted in understanding their position within the emergency response structure, and the importance of a team response to effectively control emergencies. Workplace emergencies such as fires, bomb threats, chemical spills and other emergencies are discussed, along with the appropriate considerations and responses.

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.

This course is designed for anyone that is going to become the Communications Officer, Deputy Lead Warden or Lead Warden in an emergency situation and has not been trained in Emergency Warden and Portable Fire Equipment competencies.

Duration: 10 Hours

  • 8 Hours Face to Face Learning and Assessment
  • 2 x 1 Hour Post Initial Assessments* (these must be conducted over a maximum 3 month period, after the face to face, over different emergency scenarios in the workplace by our Assessors)
Location: This course is normally trained at your Workplace using your sites Emergency Plans, 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 dates
Enrol in this course >

Subjects covered

  • Types of Emergencies
  • First Response to Emergencies
  • Raising the alarm
  • Safety alarms
  • Contacting Emergency Services
  • Chemistry of a Fire
  • The Fire Tetrahedron
  • Transfer of Heat
  • Classes of Fire
  • Type of Extinguishers
  • Extinguisher Compatibility to type of fire
  • Initial Actions-Method of Extinguishment
  • Emergency Control Organisation
  • ECO Structure
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Stages of evacuation
  • After Incident Actions
  • PPRR Method

Certification

As we are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) our participants will be awarded a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment on the successful completion of the training and assessment for this course.

The Units of competency covered in this course are:

PUAWER001B
Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

PUAWER004B
Respond to workplace emergencies

PUAWER005B
Operate as part of an emergency control organization

PUAWER006B
Lead an emergency control organisation

MSMWHS212
Undertake first response to fire incidents

Please note: PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation is a prerequisite for PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation. Due to this PUAWER006B can not be assessed as competent until PUAWER005B has been completed and deemed competent (after the Post Initial Assessments*).

Download PDF