Skill Set PUAWER005B & PUAWER008B
Combined FireWarden and Fire Extinguisher course
This course is a skills set made up of individual units of PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an Emergency Control Organisation (Fire Warden) and PUAWER008B – Confine Small Workplace Emergencies (Fire Extinguisher). Existing workers in any industry may benefit from this training as it is not industry specific.
Provider of Training and Assessment
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.
- PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an Emergency Control Organisation (Fire Warden)
- PUAWER008B – Confine small workplace emergencies (Fire Extinguisher)
To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au 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 – 5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
• Refresher training – 5 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 https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Course Fees and Payments
- $199 per person
- Group Booking up to 10 students $1700.00
- Group Booking 20 students $3000
- 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.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Assessment – Theory Written question paper
You will be assessed on knowledge from the Training Package such as:
- 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
- Methods of summoning first aid to occupants or visitor injured during an emergency evacuation
- Need to keep the relevant person informed of the developing situation
- Post initial response emergency activities
- Responses to meet the various situations
- Workplace procedures
- Actions to be followed when initial response action is not safe
- Appropriate initial response equipment
- Facilities that may be used to confine emergencies
- Hazards involved with initial response action
- Implications of the incorrect use of equipment
- Limitations of initial response equipment
- Limitations of use of emergency control equipment or facilities
- Methods of extinguishment
- Safe use of initial response equipment
- Situations that must not be responded to because of the risk
- Types of emergencies
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. The assessable practical tasks are listed below, showing what skills will be assessed.
You will be assessed on performing scenario and task demonstrations of:
- Following workplace procedures
- Contributing to emergency management planning
- Responding to a severe weather emergency
- Respond to a fire emergency
- Respond to a bomb threat
Which will include demonstrating your 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
- Using equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures post initial response emergency activities
- Responses to meet the various situations
- Communicating in an effective manner
- Giving and following instructions
- Implementing workplace procedures
- Re-stowing initial response equipment
- Conducting risk assessment
- Using initial response equipment
- Managing a small workplace emergency
Call us NOW! +61 2 49361190 for available dates for fire and emergency courses.
Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
*Please note that enclosed shoes are essential. The practical session can be viewed as physically challenging, therefore participants should be reasonably fit and able to lift and carry fire extinguishers and other safety equipment or chemical spill kits as required.