Fire Safety Adviser

2 Days

Max Students:

Designed for:
This course is aimed at people who are nominated as Fire Safety Advisers in accordance with the Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008.



Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Enclosed shoes, long pants and long sleeve shirt
Fitness to participate
Sufficient Language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

This course will provide participants with the relevant knowledge, skills and abilities required to become a Fire Safety Adviser (FSA). To qualify as a FSA, a person must successfully complete eight (8) specified units of competency.


The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:

  • Understand the role & responsibilities of the Fire Safety Adviser
  • Fire Safety Adviser Legislative & Regulatory requirements
  • Identify fire safety installations equipment in a building
  • Develop an awareness & understanding of maintenance & records pertaining to fire safety
  • Practical Incident Control & Chief Fire Warden Scenarios
  • Understand the emergency planning process
  • Understand the role & responsibilities of Emergency Control Organisation members & the Emergency Planning Committee
  • Practical Fire Extinguisher training

Units of Competency

PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation

PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented

PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

PUAWER003B Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resources

PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

Theoretical and practical assessments are conducted throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, each student will receive a Statement of Attainment. This will meet the competency requirements set by Queensland Fire and Rescue Service for appointment as Fire Safety Adviser (FSA).

Delivery Method:
Training will be delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios. This course is available only in Queensland.

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