PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility


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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 course covers the skills and knowledge for preparing for emergency situations, identifying and assessing an emergency, safely confining emergencies, using initial response equipment and reporting on the facility's emergency response.

If you are an occupant of a facility who is required to have first attack firefighting skills for small emergencies, 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, then this course is a must for you.   Applicable to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts. 

The following units are awarded to successful participants in this course; PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility, more information can be found at Training.gov.au.

Entry requirements:

Participants must have the physical capacity to complete all practical demonstrations for the course, including being able to safely confine emergencies and use initial response equipment.  Participants will also need oral and written communication skills to make an accurate verbal report to emergency services and complete a written incident report.

Training and assessment arrangements:

This accredited course is delivered in one three (3) 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 - The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
    • Prepare for emergency situations
    • Manage a small chemical spill
    • Put out a small paper/wood fire
  • Documentation - The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
    • Facility emergency plan
    • Incident/ Emergency 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.

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:

All aspects of this course will be undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and accepted safe practices including those covered in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and AS4083 for facilities and occupants.

Occupants are people attending a facility on a permanent or temporary basis such as an employee, contractor, student or resident, but not a visitor or patient and a facility is a building, structure or workplace that is, or may be, occupied by people (occupants).

Participants in this course will learn how to effectively

  • Applying Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements
  • Communicating with occupants, emergency personnel and stakeholders
  • Complying with facility policies and procedures
  • Confining emergencies safely 
  • Giving and following instruction
  • Identifying and acting to avoid or control any associated hazards 
  • Identifying and assessing an emergency
  • Implementing facility emergency response procedures
  • Preparing for emergency situations
  • Reporting facility emergency response
  • Restowing initial response equipment
  • Using initial response equipment
  • Utilising 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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