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Course Set - PUAFER005 & PUAFER006 Warden and Chief Warden

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

Course Summary

This PUAFER005 & PUAFER006 Warden & Chief Warden Course Set – Commonly referred to as the Warden and Chief Warden course, 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.
  • Assist occupants who may require assistance.
  • Assist with post-emergency response activities.
  • Contribute to facility emergency planning.
  • Give clear directions to occupants and visitors.
  • Implement safe work practices.
  • Initiate and control initial emergency response.
  • Take on a leadership role within emergency control organisation and/or a deputy role for other
    emergency control organisation positions.
  • Undertake pre-emergency planning.
  • Use communications systems.
  • Wear required emergency control organisation identification.
  • 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.
  • Respond to emergency signals and warnings appropriately.

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

Face to Face: 6 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 45 minute face to face practical assessment, completely COVID compliant.

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