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WARDEN, CHIEF WARDEN AND FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING BRISBANE

UNIT(S) 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
  • PUAFER006 – Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER008 – Confine small emergencies in a facility

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PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

Please click this link to view the Allens Training Pty Ltd Student Handbook for this course.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO ENROLMENT

The fee for the Warden and Chief Warden Training is $300 (GST free) per person – book with a group and get a discount.

For group/company bookings, please contact us for a free quote on 1300 707 677

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – 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.

•    Option 1:  Face to Face – 7 hours (minimum) full face to face course
•    Option 2:  Online delivery with face-to-face Practical assessment – 76 minutes (minimum) self-paced online learning with a scheduled face to face practical assessment.

Important information regarding course durations:

The duration of the PUAFER005, PUAFER006 & PUAFER008 Warden, Chief Warden And Fire Extinguisher Training mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

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

Participants must be able to complete the practical demonstrations for the course, including wearing suitable identification, being able to safely confine emergencies and use communication and initial response equipment. 

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/pre-course studies.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

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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PUAFER005, PUAFER006 & PUAFER008: Warden, Chief Warden and Fire Extinguisher Training

Introduction

It is of utmost importance to guarantee the safety of both employees and visitors in every workplace. Fire safety training is essential for being prepared in case of emergencies, providing individuals with the necessary skills and information to effectively handle fire-related situations. The combination of courses provides thorough training for Fire Wardens, Chief Wardens, and the correct utilization of fire extinguishers. This holistic method improves the overall safety and preparedness of any organization.

Course Overview

The integrated courses aim to offer a comprehensive comprehension of fire safety, with a specific emphasis on the unique duties and obligations of Fire Wardens and Chief Wardens, along with hands-on expertise in utilizing fire extinguishers. These courses are highly suitable for individuals working in diverse sectors, who hold the responsibility of upholding fire safety measures and handling emergency scenarios.

PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

This course focuses on the fundamental duties of a Fire Warden, including:

1. Comprehending the duties and obligations of a Fire Warden.
2. Creating and executing emergency protocols.
3. Carrying out evacuation drills and simulations.
4. Recognizing and reducing fire risks.
5. Effectively communicating in emergency situations.
6. Collaborating with emergency response teams.

PUAFER006 – Lead an emergency control organisation

This course is designed for Chief Wardens and focuses on leadership in emergency situations. Key topics include:

1. Taking charge and organizing teams responsible for emergency response.
2. Supervising and directing emergency control organizations.
3. Creating and upkeeping emergency plans and protocols.
4. Evaluating risks and pinpointing potential dangers.
5. Educating and assisting team members through training.
6. Engaging in communication with stakeholders and emergency services.

PUAFER008 – Confine small emergencies in a facility

This course provides practical training on handling small fire emergencies using firefighting equipment. Key components include:

1. Gaining knowledge about various fire types and their categorizations.
2. Choosing and utilizing suitable fire extinguishers.
3. Enforcing safety protocols in the event of a fire emergency.
4. Carrying out routine inspections and maintenance for fire safety.

Importance of Fire Safety Training

Fire safety training is essential for several reasons:

1. Emergency Preparedness: Well-trained individuals are able to promptly and effectively address fire emergencies, guaranteeing the well-being of all individuals in the work environment.
2. Risk Mitigation: Reducing the probability of fire incidents can be achieved by identifying and addressing potential fire hazards.
3. Legal Compliance: Numerous jurisdictions mandate that workplaces must appoint trained fire wardens and chief wardens in order to adhere to health and safety regulations.
4. Enhanced Safety: Enhanced training enhances the overall safety culture within an organization, thereby diminishing the likelihood of injuries and fatalities in the event of fire emergencies.

Key Components of the Training

Understanding Fire Dynamics

Attendees will acquire a basic comprehension of the origins, propagation, and management of fires. This encompasses familiarity with the fire triangle (consisting of heat, fuel, and oxygen) as well as the various categories of fire.

Fire Hazard Identification

The training session will focus on recognizing possible fire risks within the work environment, including combustible substances, defective electrical devices, and blocked emergency exits.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Learning how to develop and execute efficient evacuation protocols is an essential aspect of the training. This encompasses organizing evacuation drills, establishing designated assembly areas, and ensuring the safety of all employees in times of emergency.

Use of Fire Extinguishers

Participants will receive hands-on training in the use of various types of fire extinguishers, including:

1. Fire can be suppressed using water-based extinguishers.
2. Foam-based extinguishers are effective in extinguishing fires.
3. Dry chemical extinguishers are commonly used to put out fires.
4. Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers are suitable for extinguishing fires.

It is crucial to have a clear understanding of the various types of extinguishers available, as each one is specifically designed to combat different classes of fire. This knowledge is essential for effectively managing and controlling fires in any given situation.

Leadership in Emergencies

Chief Wardens will receive specialized training in leading and coordinating emergency response efforts. This includes:

1. Assigning duties and obligations in the event of an emergency.
2. Facilitating efficient communication with emergency services and relevant parties.
3. Guaranteeing the well-being and responsibility of all staff members.

Benefits of Combined Training

Combining the PUAFER005, PUAFER006 & PUAFER008 Warden, Chief Warden and Fire Extinguisher Training courses offers numerous benefits, including:

1. Thorough Understanding: Attendees acquire an extensive knowledge of fire safety, covering fundamental fire warden responsibilities to high-level leadership positions.
2. Hands-On Experience: Practical training on fire extinguisher usage and evacuation drill execution guarantees participants are adequately equipped to handle actual emergency situations.
3. Strengthened Collaboration: Coordinated training enhances teamwork among fire wardens, head wardens, and other emergency responders, resulting in swifter and more effective emergency interventions.
4. Boosted Self-Assurance: Attendees exhibit increased confidence in their capacity to handle fire emergencies, leading to faster and more efficient responses.

Implementing Fire Safety in the Workplace

To ensure the effectiveness of fire safety training, workplaces should:

1. Carry Out Routine Exercises: Consistently conducting fire drills aids in reinforcing training and guarantees that employees are well-acquainted with evacuation protocols.
2. Sustain Equipment: Regularly maintaining firefighting equipment, including fire extinguishers and alarms, is crucial to ensure their proper functioning during emergencies.
3. Assess and Revise Protocols: Emergency procedures should be periodically reviewed and updated to incorporate any modifications in the workplace or fire safety regulations.
4. Foster Consciousness: Continuous fire safety awareness campaigns can effectively maintain fire safety as a priority for all employees.

Who Should Attend

These courses are ideal for:

1. Fire Wardens: Employees assigned with the duty of upholding fire safety measures and handling unforeseen emergency scenarios.
2. Chief Wardens: Senior staff members entrusted with the responsibility of spearheading and organizing emergency response operations.
3. Safety Officers: Individuals accountable for supervising the well-being and security of the workplace.
4. Facility Managers: Those in charge of effectively managing the physical infrastructure of the workplace.
5. General Employees: Any staff member who may be called upon to utilize a fire extinguisher or aid in the evacuation process during an emergency.

Conclusion

The PUAFER005, PUAFER006 & PUAFER008 Warden, Chief Warden And Fire Extinguisher Training courses offer a comprehensive approach to fire safety. These courses equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage fire emergencies. By combining warden and chief warden training with practical fire extinguisher use, these courses ensure that workplaces are adequately prepared to handle fire risks, thus safeguarding lives and property.

By investing in fire safety training, organizations not only enhance their safety and preparedness but also demonstrate a commitment to the well-being of their employees and visitors. Enroll in these essential courses today and take the first step towards creating a safer and more resilient workplace.

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WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Performance tasks:

  • Undertake pre-emergency planning
  • Prepare and plan for an emergency
  • Operate as part of an ECO in a fire emergency
  • Lead an ECO in a fire emergency
  • Manage a small chemical spill
  • Put out a small paper/wood fire

Documentation:

  • Emergency equipment fault log
  • Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form
  • Facility emergency plan (extract)
  • Incident report

Theory assessment:

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

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The PUAFER005, PUAFER006 & PUAFER008 Warden, Chief Warden And Fire Extinguisher Training Courses 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.

Call us to make an arrangement suitable for you 1300 707 677