Fire Safety Adviser

Duration:
2 Days

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
Our Fire Safety Adviser training course is designed to teach learners how to act as a Fire Safety Adviser in Queensland as required in the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 QLD and amendments from 2009 through to 2017.

Pre-requisites:
PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation (delivered as part of the course)

Co-requisites:
Nil

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

Description:
Our Fire Safety Adviser training course will equip your personnel with the skills required to act as a Fire Safety Adviser during day to day matters and also during an on-site emergency. Our Fire Safety Adviser training course is designed to teach learners how to act as a Fire Safety Adviser in Queensland as required in the QLD Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 and amendments from 2009 – 2017.

Content:

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

PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation

PUAFER001 Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations

PUAFER002 Ensure facility emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented

PUAFER003 Manage and monitor facility emergency procedures, equipment and other resources

PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility

PUAFER007 Manage an emergency control organisation

PUAFER004 Respond to facility emergencies

Assessment:
Theoretical and practical assessments are conducted throughout the course with a post course assessment activity to be done in own workplace, to be completed and submitted within 30 days of the classroom sessions. 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, practical activities and post course assessments. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios. This course is available only in Queensland.


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