Fire Warden Course

This course teaches you how to to work within the command, control and coordination structure of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO).

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PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Fire Warden Course

Available for group bookings only.

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to work within the command, control and coordination structure of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). An ECO’s priority is the safety of facility occupants and visitors during an emergency which means ECO members are responsible for pre-emergency, emergency and post emergency actions. It includes undertake pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post emergency activities.

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/or 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 accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and accepted safe practices. It applies to members of an ECO who are floor or area wardens and/or wardens or deputy wardens.

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

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation (Statement of Attainment).

This course is relevant to the following job roles:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for entry to this course.

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.

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Units of Competency

  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Delivery Options

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

Course Fees


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.


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