Chief Fire Warden Course

Chief Fire Warden Course

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  • Chief Fire Warden Course

    PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation

    Chief Fire Warden Course

    Available for group bookings only.

    This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to make decisions about the safety of occupants during a facility emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident.

    It includes leading the preparation of facility emergency response procedures; commanding, controlling and coordinating facility emergency response procedures and responses and concluding the facility emergency incident. Individuals who undertake this work may also act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.

    The unit has been developed to cover the facilities as specified in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and AS4083. For this unit, as covered by AS3745 and AS4083, 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).

    All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in line with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and approved safe practices. It applies to members of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) who are chief wardens, deputy chief wardens and communications officers.

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation (Statement of Attainment).

    This course is relevant to the following job roles:

    • Security Officers
    • Building Managers
    • Office Managers
    • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
    • Safety & Emergency Managers
    • Education Professionals

    ore enrolling in this course students must have completed the following units of competency:

    • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

    Participants will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. Participants who have not previously completed any vocational education and training may be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT prior to commencing enrolment in this qualification.

    • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

    This course is delivered over a 4 hour face to face workshop.


    Recognition of Prior Learning is not available for this course.

    Other Information

    Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.

    Assessment Re-Submission Fees

    Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.b

    On successful completion of this course, you may wish to further your study with:

    Student Testimonials

    The instructor was an absolutely amazing instructor. He had a wealth of knowledge and experience and delivered lectures with detail and a little humour which makes for a perfect learning environment..

    Michael SlorachFormer student

    Engaging. Everyone is part of the learning experience. I received support from everyone. The visual learning was easy to understand and acknowledge. Through their reassurance my motivation held strong throughout the course.

    Gail CarterFormer student

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