Fire warden, Chief warden &
Fire extinguisher training Sydney
Nationally recognised training to keep your workplace safe and compliant.
This training provides its learners on how to operate as part of an emergency control organisation. It applies to employees within all industries.
It places responsibility on individual employees who are delegated roles within the emergency control organisation and to participate in the preparation of workplace emergency procedures. This may including raising alarms to report potential workplace emergencies, evaluate the need to evacuate and prepare for an evacuation and assist people who may require assistance in accordance with workplace emergency procedures.
This training course also covers the skills and knowledge to lead an emergency control organisation which is targeted for workers who take command of the workplace during emergency incidents and coordinates the actions of the emergency control organisation in the event of all emergency situations.
In addition, members of the emergency control organisation will gain skills and knowledge to assess, and safely extinguish small fires within the workplace. Topics include fire safety awareness, fire fighting equipment and their applications.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
Successful completion of this training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation
PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility
Students will be emailed a PDF copy of the statement of attainment and also issued a wallet sized card on completion of the training course.
Course consists of both theory and practical, including theory and practical assessments.
Theory Consists of classroom work involving a powerpoint presentation, group discussions, group activities covering topics in:
- Emergency situations scenarios
- Roles and responsibilities of the emergency control organisation (ECO)
- Roles and responsibilities of the Chief warden
- How to raise the alarm
- Understanding evacuation diagrams and procedures
- Utilising emergency intercommunication systems
- Fire safety and evacuation procedures
- Dynamic risk assessments
- Liaising with emergency services
- Record keeping and debriefing
- Emergency planning committees
- Basic fire science
- Classes of fire
- Types of fire extinguishers and fire fighting equipment
- Firefighting skills
- Safety precautions
The practical component will give participants hands-on practical experience with evacuation exercises, using communication equipment (EWIS) and selection of firefighting equipment. They will also be able to demonstrate correct firefighting skills/tactics and follow safety procedures. This will involve:
- Selection of the correct fire extinguisher
- The use of a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher on a REAL fire
- The use of a fire blanket
- Participants will gain hands-on practical experience with fire-fighting equipment. They will also be instructed in correct firefighting tactics and safety procedures.
Duration: 8 hrs.
Student terms and conditions: Student Handbook
Prices: Train at our specialised training centre in Prestons NSW (see map)
Come and complete your safety training at our specialised training centre or we can come and complete the training onsite at your workplace!
1. Group of 6 students – $1450.00 (min. booking fee)
Additional students charged @ $150.00 pp
2. Capped pricing: $1850.00 for a group up to 12 students
All prices are GST Free
Please note: All students must be able to communicate in English and able to complete all documents, including theory assessments. If assistance is required, please contact us prior to commencement of training day to discuss options. Failure to do this, may result in a student not being able to complete the training and a refund will not be issued.
Does my workplace require training to ensure we can deal with workplace emergencies?
The simple answer is YES! Here at Platinum Safety and Training, we make it easy when it comes to deciding what training you need to ensure your workplace remains complaint and prepared for any workplace emergency. We have a range of fire emergency training courses to suit your workplace.
Fire extinguisher training: A fast training course to give your team the skills and confidence to quickly assess a range of small emergencies within the workplace and act swiftly to contain and control with minimal risk and disruption to your business. Click for more information
Fire warden + Fire extinguisher training: Every workplace requires to have a plan in place to deal with any workplace emergency. This training course will assist your employees with the skills and knowledge to work effectively as an emergency response team known as the “Emergency Control Organisation” (ECO). They will know the procedures on raising alarms, containing emergencies, the co-ordination of evacuation procedures and safely extinguishing small fires. As these are nationally recognised units of competency, it will also ensure your workplace is complaint under the Australian Standard: AS3745:2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities. Click for more information
Fire warden + Chief warden and fire extinguisher training – In addition to the fire warden and fire extinguisher training, this training course also covers the all important requirement of the chief warden. All emergency control organisations (ECO) require leadership and `this is in the form of a chief/deputy chief warden. They will be require to co-ordinate the response of the wardens during an emergency and liaising with the appropriate emergency service officers. This training will ensure you have the right skills and confidence to ensure the safety of all wardens and staff onsite. Click for more information
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