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PUAFER006 - Lead An Emergency Control Organisation

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by OCD Training, Assessing & Consulting.

Course Summary

Commonly referred to as the Chief Warden course, this unit applies to individuals who may be required to make
decisions about the safety of occupants of a facility during an emergency and to give instructions on the priority
order for responding to an emergency incident, including command, control and coordination of facility
emergency response procedures, and concluding the facility emergency incident. They may also be required to
act as the primary liaison with emergency services. Individuals who undertake this role will generally be
members of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO), acting as chief wardens, deputy chief wardens and
communications officers.

The course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in
Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083. It applies to employees in the workplace within all
industries and in all contexts.
Participants in this course will also learn how to effectively:

  • Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.
  • Brief emergency services personnel
  • Command, control, and coordinate facility emergency response procedures
  • Comply with legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations concluding facility
  • Give clear directions and keep others informed throughout the emergency in accordance with the facility
    emergency plan.
  • Identify evacuation assembly areas.
  • Implement facility emergency response procedures.
  • Interpret information displayed on emergency control indicator equipment including fire indicator panel,
    building management system and security management system.
  • Prepare for emergencies in a facility.
  • Respond to emergency signals and warnings appropriately.
  • Undertake pre-emergency planning.


We provide the following methods of course delivery all with a fast certificate turnaround:

Face to Face: 3 hours (minimum) delivery, full face to face course, completely COVID compliant.

Online delivery with face to face Practical Assessment: Self-paced enhanced online learning with a scheduled 30 minute face to face practical assessment, completely COVID compliant.

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