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Fire Safety Advisor (QLD): Ensuring Workplace Safety

This course is designed for individuals aspiring to become Fire Safety Advisers (FSA) in Queensland, providing necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities in accordance with the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008, and meeting QLD registration requirements with QFES.

This course will also equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to advise on appropriate emergency planning, making them familiar with all aspects of building fire safety on day-to-day matters and during facility emergencies.

A Fire Safety Advisor is required in all high occupancy buildings listed in the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008, including Class 2 or 3 buildings over 25m in height, Class 4 buildings, or at-risk premise.

Introduction to Fire Safety Advisor (FSA):

A Fire Safety Advisor (FSA) in Queensland are essential for ensuring fire prevention, preparedness, and response in workplaces. They play a vital role in helping employers establish and maintain effective fire safety protocols to safeguard employees, visitors, and property from potential fire hazards.

Responsibilities of a Fire Safety Advisor:

The responsibilities of a Fire Safety Advisor may vary depending on the size and nature of the workplace, but typically include:

1. Conducting Risk Assessments: FSAs have the duty of performing thorough risk evaluations to detect potential fire hazards, evaluate the extent of risk, and formulate tactics to minimize risks.

2. Developing Fire Safety Procedures: FSAs are responsible for developing and implementing customized fire safety protocols, including evacuation strategies, emergency response procedures, and fire prevention measures, tailored to the unique workplace requirements.

3. Training and Education: FSAs offer employees training and education regarding fire safety awareness, evacuation protocols, the utilization of firefighting equipment, and other pertinent subjects. This ensures their readiness to respond efficiently in case of a fire.

4. Fire Safety Equipment Maintenance: FSAs are responsible for supervising the upkeep and examination of fire safety gear, such as fire alarms, extinguishers, sprinkler systems, and emergency lighting, to guarantee their proper functioning and adherence to regulations.

5. Emergency Response Coordination: During a fire or emergency situation, FSAs are responsible for organizing the evacuation of the building, communicating with emergency responders, and guaranteeing that all essential actions are implemented to protect individuals and assets.

6. Compliance Monitoring: FSAs oversee adherence to fire safety regulations, standards, and codes of practice, and offer suggestions for enhancements to guarantee continuous compliance and efficacy of fire safety measures.

Qualifications and Requirements:

To become a Fire Safety Advisor in Queensland, individuals must meet certain qualifications and requirements, including:

1. Completion of Fire Safety Advisor Training: FSAs are required to undergo formal training and achieve certification as a Fire Safety Advisor from an accredited training provider. This comprehensive training encompasses crucial subjects including fire prevention, risk evaluation, emergency preparedness, and adherence to regulatory standards.

2. Knowledge of Fire Safety Regulations: FSAs are required to possess a comprehensive knowledge of pertinent fire safety regulations, such as the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008, the Queensland Development Code, and Australian Standards.

3. Communication and Interpersonal Skills: FSAs must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills in order to interact with employers, employees, emergency services, and regulatory authorities, as well as to provide training and education programs.

4. Attention to Detail: FSAs need to possess a keen eye for detail in order to carry out in-depth risk evaluations, pinpoint potential dangers, and create detailed fire safety protocols customized to the unique requirements of the workplace.

5. Problem-Solving Abilities: FSAs need to have the capability to recognize and rectify fire safety concerns efficiently, create original strategies to tackle intricate problems, and adjust to evolving situations in fast-paced work settings.

Importance of Fire Safety Advisors:

A Fire Safety Advisor is crucial in protecting lives and property from fires by identifying hazards, implementing protocols, and enforcing regulatory compliance, thereby averting incidents and mitigating their impact.

Their proficiency and guidance significantly contribute to establishing a secure and safe working environment for employees, visitors, and the wider community.


In conclusion, Fire Safety Advisors play a crucial role in Queensland workplaces, evaluating risks, developing strategies, providing training, maintaining equipment, coordinating emergency responses, and monitoring compliance. Their professional execution enhances the safety and welfare of individuals and businesses.

If you are in need of a skilled Fire Safety Advisor for your workplace, it is advisable to enlist the services of a respected fire safety consultancy firm to guarantee adherence to regulations and peace of mind.

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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.

  • PUAFER001 – Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations
  • PUAFER003 – Manage and monitor facility emergency procedures, equipment and other resources
  • PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER007 – Manage an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER002 – Ensure facility emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • PUAFER006 – Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER004 – Respond to facility emergencies
  • PUAFER008 – Confine small emergencies in a facility

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Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

•    Option 1:  Face to Face – 21 hours (minimum) full face to face course
•    Option 2:  Online delivery with face-to-face Practical assessment 8 hours (minimum) self paced online learning with a scheduled face to face practical assessment.

This course will be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a A Training training facility.

Participants must have the physical capacity to use the appropriate equipment and complete assessment tasks, including commanding, controlling and coordinating of facility emergency response procedures.

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

No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.

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

Please refer to the Student Handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.

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Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Performance tasks:

  • Identify and implement emergency protection systems and equipment
  • Monitor and review emergency control structures
  • Prepare for and undertake pre-emergency planning
  • Respond and follow instructions for a fire emergency
  • Operate as part of an ECO in a fire emergency
  • Lead an ECO in a fire emergency
  • Document and maintain a facility emergency plan
  • Manage a small chemical spill
  • Put out a small paper/wood fire


  • Workplace emergency checklist
  • Emergency equipment fault log
  • Workplace emergency plan review report
  • Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form
  • Facility emergency plan
  • Incident report

Case Studies:

  • Hazardous work
  • Review safe work practices and plans

Theory assessment:

  • A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.


The Fire Safety Advisor Course in Brisbane can be packaged with other courses of your choice.  Please contact A Training for a free quote on course packages and receive significant savings.

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