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Fire Extinguisher / Fire Warden / Chief Fire Warden

Duration:
8 Hours

Max Students:
15

Designed for:

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au

Description:

Content:

Specific skills are required to achieve the performance criteria in this course these are as follows:

  • Fire Tetrahedron
  • Fire Safety & Evacuation
  • Classes of Fire
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • Safety procedures and methods of extinguishment
  • Practical Session (portable Fire Extinguishers)
  • Fire Warden Legal & Regulatory Requirements
  • Australian Standard 3745-2010 Requirements
  • Building Fire Safety
  • Search patterns and Techniques
  • Safety Officer & Team Leader Roles & Responsibilities
  • Fire Wardens procedures & responsibilities
  • Types of Evacuation including bomb threat procedure
  • Building Fire Alarms & Communications Systems
  • Developing Evacuation plans & procedures
  • Emergency Co-ordination
  • Human Behaviour in emergencies
  • Post-Evacuation Activities

Units of Competency

PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation

PUAWER005B Operate as part of 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. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

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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