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Fire Warden / Chief Fire Warden

Duration:
4 hours and 3 hours respectively

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
Our combined Fire Warden and Chief Fire Warden course will ensure your employees are suitably trained with the skills required to safely evacuate your workplace and, for those tasked to perform the role of Chief or Deputy Fire Warden, the platform to develop skills to ascertain the extent of onsite workplace emergencies and supervise evacuation of the workplace.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to Participate declaration
Enclosed shoes
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Description:
This course covers the training requirements as listed in Australian Standard 3745-2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities. As the course progresses, particular attention will be placed on meeting the requirements of this Standard and how it applies in facilities and all workplaces. Participants will have an understanding of emergency procedures and will undergo extensive practical drills on controlling workplace emergencies.

Content:

Fire Warden

  • Fire Warden Legal & Regulatory Requirements
  • Australian Standard 3745-2010 Requirements
  • Investigating the Fire/Alarm/Incident
  • Raising the alarm
  • Emergencies that may require evacuation
  • Bomb Threat Procedures
  • Fire Warden Training Requirements
  • Building Fire Safety
  • Fire Wardens procedures & responsibilities
  • Fire Warden Identification
  • Types of Evacuation
  • Building Fire Alarms & Communications Systems
  • Developing Evacuation plans & procedures
  • Emergency Coordination
  • Human Behaviour in emergencies
  • Post-Evacuation Activities
  • Practical Fire Warden & Evacuation scenarios & walkaround

 

Chief Fire Warden

 

  • Australian Standard 3745-2010
  • Emergency Planning Committee
  • Emergency Control Organisation
  • Fire Warden Identification & Structure
  • Emergencies where evacuation may be required
  • Methods of raising the alarm
  • Safety Procedures at Fires
  • Practical Incident Control & Chief Fire Warden Scenarios
  • Bomb Threat Procedures
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Duties & Responsibilities of Chief Fire Wardens
  • Command & Control
  • Briefing the Emergency Services
  • Post-Evacuation Management
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Human Behaviour
  • EWIS/EWS Training where these exist for onsite training

Units of Competency

PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

Assessment:
Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate a workplace incident and written or oral questions as appropriate.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material and practical activities that simulate workplace incidents relating to fire.


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