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Chief Fire Warden Course

Chief Fire

Warden Training

 
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Chief Fire Warden

Course Cost: $180.00

 (With an additional discount if bundled with same day Fire Warden Training)

PUAWER006B – Lead an emergency control organisation, PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation and CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

This course develops the leadership skills required to act in the role of Chief Warden during fire events. It covers the competency required to make decisions about people’s safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to the emergency incident area.

People who undertake this course may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in AS3745. This training is delivered under agreement with Firstaid Advantage, RTO 32273.

Qualification Issued

Statement of Attainment –

  • PUAWER006B – Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack firefighting

Recommended refresher every 12 months

The course is nationally recognised through inclusion on the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF). Workplace Approved throughout Australia.

Program Duration

8 hours face-to-face delivery. No pre-course work required. Course includes all training materials

Target Audience

This course develops the leadership skills required to act in the role of Chief Warden during fire events. It covers the competency required to make decisions about people’s safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to the emergency incident area.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that students have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course.

There is no pre-requisite for this unit. Recommended for students over 14yrs only.

Core Content

Working knowledge of:

  • Basic HumFire triangle theory
  • Raising the alarm
  • Fire safety and evacuation
  • Classes of fire
  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Safety procedures when fighting fires
  • Firefighting tactics
  • Practical sessions:
  • Using a fire extinguisher, fire hose reel and fire blanket, participants will gain hands-on practical experience with fire-fighting equipment. They will also be instructed in correct firefighting tactics and safety procedures an Anatomy and Physiology
  • Discuss evacuation and assembly principles and procedures
  • Discuss fire, bomb threat, and other emergencies and their effects on the workplace
  • Identify the workplace fireboard and fire equipment location(s)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of workplace evacuation procedures
  • Demonstrate efficient evacuation of the workplace
  • Prepare for workplace emergencies
  • Apply command, control and coordinate aspects of workplace emergency procedures
  • Control the response to emergency reports, signals and warnings
  • Coordinate reports and results of initial emergency response
  • Conclude incident

Requirements for Completion

100% attendance and participation.

Training & Assessment Methods

Training and assessment is conducted in a friendly classroom setting that reflects a real emergency environment. Training may include but in not limited to practical class sessions, written work, self-paced activities, group discussions, debate and practical work.