Fire Warden / Chief Fire Warden

Duration:
4 hours and 3 hours respectively

Max Students:
15

Designed for:

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to Participate declaration
Enclosed shoes
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Description:

Content:

Fire Warden

  • Fire Warden Legal & Regulatory Requirements
  • Australian Standard 3745-2010 Requirements
  • Investigating the Fire/Alarm/Incident
  • Raising the alarm
  • Emergencies that may require evacuation
  • Bomb Threat Procedures
  • Fire Warden Training Requirements
  • Building Fire Safety
  • Fire Wardens procedures & responsibilities
  • Fire Warden Identification
  • Types of Evacuation
  • Building Fire Alarms & Communications Systems
  • Developing Evacuation plans & procedures
  • Emergency Coordination
  • Human Behaviour in emergencies
  • Post-Evacuation Activities
  • Practical Fire Warden & Evacuation scenarios & walkaround

 

Chief Fire Warden

 

  • 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

Units of Competency

PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

Assessment:
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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