Emergency Warden

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Course Overview

This course is designed for members of the Emergency Control Organisation (wardens) in factories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, offices or other workplaces.

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.

Site communications and procedures for evacuation of personnel to nominated muster points are discussed and explained.

People should receive training for emergency warden if they aspire to be, or are currently serving as:

  • a member of an Emergency Control Organisation;
  • a member of an Emergency Planning Organisation.

 6 Hours*

  • 4 Hours Face to Face Learning and Assessment and;
  • 2 x 1 Hour Post Initial Assessments
    (these must be conducted over a maximum 3-month period, after the face to face training, over different emergency scenarios in the workplace by our Trainer/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 course dates. 
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Subjects covered

  • Raising the alarm
  • ECO Structure
  • Stages of evacuation
  • Safety alarms
  • Emergency Procedures


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 organisation

Refresher Training

Industry recommends that refresher training for Emergency Warden should be completed every two years.

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