Chief Fire Warden

4 hours

Max Students:

Designed for:
Our Chief Fire Warden training course is designed for persons who are required to perform the role of Chief or Deputy Chief Fire Warden at your workplace. Participants will develop skills to ascertain the extent of onsite workplace emergencies and supervise evacuation of the workplace.

Must supply evidence of completing the Fire Warden (PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation) training course within the last 12 months


Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) -
Fitness to participate
Enclosed Shoes
Sufficient language literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Particular attention will be placed on meeting the requirements of Australian Standard 3745–2010: Planning for emergencies in facilities and how it applies to all workplaces. Participants will have an understanding of emergency procedures and will undergo extensive practical drills on controlling workplace emergencies.


  • 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

Unit of Competency

PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation

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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