PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

This course has been designed for individuals who are required to implement an emergency response as specified in the facility emergency procedures or specified by a person at a higher level in the emergency control organisation (ECO).  Individuals who undertake this work will be working within the command, control and coordinate structure of the ECO.  It includes undertaking pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post emergency activities.

The course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083.   It applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

Participants in this course will learn how to effectively:

  • Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements
  • Assist occupants who may require assistance
  • Assist with post emergency response activities
  • Comply with legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations
  •  Contribute to facility emergency planning
  • Give clear directions to occupants and visitors
  •  Implement safe work practices
  • Initiate and control initial emergency response
  • Respond to emergency signals and warnings
  • Take on a leadership role within emergency control organisation and/or a deputy role for other emergency control organisation positions
  • Undertake pre-emergency planning
  • Use communications systems
  • Wear required emergency control organisation identification

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd
Allens Training

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

To view full unit details please visit and is recommended this unit be renewed every 24 months in line with industry standards.

We run our classes at the Safe Act Pty Ltd, 54 Cessnock Rd, Weston NSW 2326 or in the workplace

Course Duration (face to face)
• Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
• Refresher training – 4 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Course Fees and Payments

    • $132 per person
    • Group Booking up to 10 students $1100.00
    • Group Booking 20 students $1980
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Assessment Requirements
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements

Assessment Activities
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Assessment – Theory –questions and answers based on course knowledge requirements

Practical assessment

Fire Warden Training provides simulated assessment environments will reflect the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.  Skills must be demonstrated, whilst working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess students’ skills and knowledge.

What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Required Skills

  • ability to relate to a range of people from a range of cultural, linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds, and a range of physical and intellectual abilities
  • apply methods of accounting for people
  • assist people who need assistance
  • carry out a search pattern within an area
  • communicate clearly by the means specified in the workplace emergency procedures
  • contribute to emergency management planning
  • exercise leadership within a workplace emergency context
  • use equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures

Required Knowledge

  • arrangements for evacuating people who need support
  • assessing and anticipating the progress of emergencies that might reasonably be expected in the workplace
  • command, control and coordinate function of the emergency control organisation
  • context of own role within the workplace emergency procedures
  • emergency assessment and reporting procedures
  • emergency reporting signals, alarms, warnings and procedures
  • emergency response and operating procedures
  • members of the emergency control organisation and their roles and responsibilities
  • evacuation priorities
  • hazard identification
  • precautions to be taken during emergencies and during an evacuation
  • methods of accounting for people during and after emergencies
  • need to keep the relevant person informed of the developing situation
  • post initial response emergency activities
  • responses to meet the various situations
  • workplace procedures

Call us NOW! +61 2 49361190 for available dates for fire and emergency courses.

    This course “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd