Chief Warden & Extinguisher use - COURSE SET

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Chief Warden + Extinguisher (COURSE SET) Thu 22nd Apr Alice Springs, Guide Hall ASP Full 0830-1530

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This course is conducted under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd - RTO 90909who will be responsible for the quality and direction of all accredited training and assessment conducted by Redpath Education., as well as the issuing of Statements of Attainment for the units of competency on LivCor's scope.

Course information

This Chief Warden & Extinguisher use COURSE SET applies to individuals who may be required to make decisions about the safety of occupants of a facility during an emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident, including command, control and coordination of facility emergency response procedures and concluding the facility emergency incident.  They may also be required to act as the primary liaison with emergency services and may be required to provide a first response to confine small workplace emergencies.  Individuals who undertake this role will generally be members of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO), acting as chief wardens, deputy chief wardens and communications officers .  Applicable to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

This COURSE SET includes training and assessment for the following units of competency, awarded to successful participants in this course;  PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation & PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation & PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility , more information can be found at Training.gov.au.

Training and assessment arrangements:

This accredited course is delivered in one seven (7) hour full face to face session, this is a minimum timeframe, duration may extend to ensure learners completion..

The course is conducted in English with training delivered face to face, either on site or at our training rooms, at a time to suit the facility or the majority of the participants.  The course includes audio visual and written materials, and industry and individual participants are encouraged to include policies, procedures and documentation from their workplace, to better contextualise their learning.

Our educator assesses the participants application of skills and knowledge throughout the face to face session, through scenario, skill stations, written assessment and evacuation undertaken during the session, ie;

  • Performance tasks (Physical demonstrations):
    • Undertake pre-emergency planning
    • Prepare and plan for an emergency
    • Operate as part of an ECO in a fire emergency
    • Lead an ECO in a fire emergency
    • Manage a small chemical spill
    • Put out a small paper/wood fire
  • Documentation - The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
    • Emergency equipment fault log
    • Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form
    • Facility emergency plan (extract)
    • Incident report
  • Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions


The course may be delivered and assessed in a format supportive of the needs of ESL participants, and delivered in remote locations where workplace or other time restrictions preclude a single session attendance.

Students under 14 years of age must provide written permission to attend the course from their parent or guardian.

Entry requirements:

Participants must have the physical capacity to complete all practical demonstrations for the course, including wearing suitable identification, being able to safely confine emergencies and use communication and initial response equipment.

Educators and learning support:

Training is conducted in English and participants should possess functional written and spoken English skills.  The course is delivered by local, Industry experts and qualified Tutors, who hold a current Police Clearance, understand the context of practice and embrace the principles of cultural safety in their teaching.

Course fee:

Fees are payable though the website or at our office by credit card (Visa/MC), cash or purchase order, and may be tax deductible to eligible students.  Should the NT Government and industry bodies make Scholarships available, we will assist you to apply.

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  • Classes on campus or at your workplace, on schedule or after hours
  • Class size is limited to a max of 12 participants - unless otherwise arranged
  • Learning program integrated with the development or review of Emergency Plans is price on application
  • Remote travel is additional to the course cost, and will be quoted on request

Course subjects:

The course applies to individuals who may be required to make decisions about the safety of occupants of a facility during an emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident, including command, control and coordination of facility emergency response procedures and concluding the facility emergency incident.  They may also be required to act as the primary liaison with emergency services.  Individuals who undertake this role will generally be members of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO), acting as chief wardens, deputy chief wardens and communications officers.  

Furthermore, it also involves the skills and knowledge required to confine small emergencies in a facility and it applies to individuals who are required to have first attack firefighting skills. It includes preparing for emergency situations, identifying and assessing an emergency, safely confining emergencies, using initial response equipment and reporting on the facility's emergency response.

Small emergencies in a facility include incidents such as small fires that can be controlled using a fire extinguisher; chemical spills that can be controlled using facility personal protective clothing and equipment and a spill kit; or a vehicle accident where there is no significant injury or damage.

The course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083.

Participants in this course will learn how to effectively

  • Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements
  • Assist occupants who may require assistance
  • Assist with post emergency response activities
  • Contribute to facility emergency planning
  • Give clear directions to occupants and visitors
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Initiate and control initial emergency response
  • Take on a leadership role within emergency control organisation and/or a deputy role for other emergency control organisation positions
  • Undertake pre-emergency planning
  • Use communications systems
  • Wear required emergency control organisation identification
  • Brief emergency services personnel
  • Command, control and coordinate facility emergency response procedures
  • Comply with legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations concluding facility emergency
  • Give clear directions and keep others informed throughout the emergency in accordance with facility emergency plan
  • Identify evacuation assembly areas
  • Implement facility emergency response procedures
  • Interpret information displayed on emergency control indicator equipment including fire indicator panel, building management system and security management system
  • Respond to emergency signals and warnings appropriately
  • Communicate with occupants, emergency personnel and stakeholders
  • Confine emergencies safe
  • Identify and act to avoid or control any associated hazards
  • Identify and assess an emergency
  • Report facility emergency response
  • Restow initial response equipment
  • Use initial response equipment
  • Utilise risk management processes

 

Additional information


Additional information on accredited training can be found at Training.gov.au.

Remote travel is additional to the course cost, and will be quoted on request.



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