Chief Fire Warden

PUAWER006B – Lead an Emergency Control Organisation

SUMMARY
This course is designed for those operating in the role of a Chief Fire Warden and are responsible for leading the preparation of workplace emergency procedures; commanding, controlling and coordinating workplace emergency procedures and responses and concluding incidents.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding essential to carry out the responsibilities of a chief fire warden and will be able to:

  • Understand the emergency response structure
  • Identify hazards and possible emergency situations
  • Analyse risk and implement controls
  • Apply hazard and emergency response procedures
  • Gather and apply information on emergency situations and developments
  • Take command of initial emergency response including whether to evacuate or not, designate assembly area, and site isolation
  • Provide safety measures and arrange for the welfare of evacuated people
  • Assess and initiate post initial response activities
  • Account for evacuated people using a range of methods
  • Analyse results of initial response reports
  • Carry out debriefing and incident stress management

Entry Requirements
PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.

Duration
6 Hours

Certification
On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for PUAWER006B Lead an Emergency Control Organisation and a wallet size card. The Unique Student Identifier must be supplied and verified prior to issuance. The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.