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PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies requiring evacuation may occur. It is relevant for people who will need to perform a leadership role in workplace evacuations, in particular the roles of Chief Warden or Deputy Chief Warden. It is recommended for any industry where skills in conducting emergency evacuations are a requirement for worker safety. 6-7 hours classroom and on-site training and assessment.

The total duration is dependant on the complexities of the specific building or site and on the prior experience of the learners. This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to supervise and coordinate emergency evacuations.

It includes:

  • Requirements of Australian Standard 3745
  • Preparation and planning for emergencies
  • Developing evacuation plans and procedures
  • Building alarms and communication systems
  • Fire safety procedures
  • Bomb threat procedures
  • Chief Fire Warden responsibilities
  • Investigating an emergency
  • Coordination of emergencies
  • Briefing emergency services
  • Human behaviour in emergencies
  • Management of Post-evacuation activities

‘PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation’ is a prerequisite unit and may be included in the course if required.

 Participants should also have numeracy and literacy skills equivalent to level 3 of the National Reporting System.

 Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.