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Fire Safety Advisor QLD

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:
Language and Literacy requirements for the unit are: • Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments. • Reading is required to enable the determination of information through the student manual.

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 course content covers:

  • Workplace inspections and hazard analysis to ensure work practices are not interfering with emergency systems and controls Manage and maintain emergency equipment and control systems.
  • Prepare and respond to emergency situations 
  • Initial response.
  • Prepare for and coordinate workplace emergencies. 
  • Planning for emergency responses. 
  • Identify, assess and confine emergencies where possible.

Units of Competency

PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation

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

PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

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

PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

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 appoint as Fire Safety Advisor.

Delivery Method:
Training will be delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios.

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