Fire Warden and Fire Extinguisher Training


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Overview | Fire Warden Course and Fire Extinguisher Training

Our integrated Fire Warden Course, which includes Fire Extinguisher Training, is specially designed to elevate your team’s emergency management capabilities in industrial settings. This comprehensive on-site course is tailored for a variety of industry sectors, meeting the specific safety requirements of your workplace to ensure the training is both pertinent and extremely beneficial for your team’s fire safety roles.

Held within your own workplace, our Fire Warden Course provides a hands-on and engaging learning experience. We concentrate on real-life fire emergency scenarios that closely match your workplace conditions, ensuring the skills and knowledge gained are not only effective but also immediately relevant to fire warden duties.

Our training is designed to fit effortlessly into your organisation’s schedule, minimising any disruption to your daily operations. The program goes beyond basic fire response, focusing on advanced leadership in emergency situations, heightened situational awareness, and all-round emergency preparedness. This equips fire wardens with the skills to efficiently oversee and manage fire safety strategies and responses.

Choose our Fire Warden Course, inclusive of Fire Extinguisher Training, for a strategic and influential approach to improve your team’s fire safety and emergency management skills. Opting for this training represents a forward-thinking investment in creating a safer, more proficient emergency response team.

Tailored Fire Warden Course with Fire Extinguisher Training for Various Industries

Our Fire Warden Course, seamlessly integrated with Fire Extinguisher Training, is meticulously tailored to address the specific fire safety needs of diverse industries. This comprehensive training ensures your team is proficient not only in using fire extinguishers but also in effectively managing fire emergencies. Here’s how our combined course is customised for key sectors:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial: In these sectors, our course focuses on handling fire emergencies involving machinery and flammable materials, equipping staff with both fire extinguisher proficiency and emergency coordination skills.
  • Healthcare Facilities: We tailor our training to include safe use of fire extinguishers and evacuation coordination, vital for patient safety in healthcare settings.
  • Educational Institutions: Our course covers fire extinguisher use and emergency response strategies, ensuring the safety of students and faculty in educational environments.
  • Hospitality Industry: In hotels and restaurants, our training emphasises both fire extinguisher skills and the management of guest evacuations, crucial for these high-occupancy venues.
  • Retail and Commercial Businesses: This sector benefits from our course that combines fire extinguisher handling with evacuation procedures in large shopping centres and office buildings.
  • Construction Sites: Our training is tailored for construction settings, focusing on the use of fire extinguishers and managing fire-related emergencies with construction materials and equipment.
  • Chemical and Petroleum Industries: Staff in these industries are trained in both extinguishing fires involving hazardous materials and in emergency coordination, essential for these high-risk environments.
  • Transportation and Logistics: We provide combined training for efficient fire extinguisher use and emergency management in airports, shipping companies, and logistics centres.
  • Public Sector and Government Buildings: Our course is designed to handle fire emergencies in high-occupancy public buildings, focusing on both fire extinguishing and evacuation leadership.
  • Entertainment and Recreation Facilities: We tailor our training for scenarios in cinemas, theatres, and stadiums, combining fire extinguisher skills with large-scale evacuation management.

By opting for our Fire Warden Course, integrated with Fire Extinguisher Training, you ensure that your team is equipped with comprehensive skills tailored to the specific needs of your industry. This training is a crucial step in enhancing fire safety and preparedness across a broad spectrum of critical sectors.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

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Course Fees

  • Group Bookings: Contact us to discuss a customised quote.

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Payment Information

  • Group Bookings: Custom payment solutions for every team. We’ll work with you to set up terms that align with your needs and ours.

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 7-hour intensive, hands-on session.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 4-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Fire Warden and Extinguisher Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

General Overview and Regulatory Framework

  • Facility Emergencies Regulatory Requirements
  • Organisational Policies And Procedures

Regulations And Standards

  • Regulatory Requirements

Identification and Planning

  • Identifying Facility Emergencies
  • Situations That Can Lead To Emergencies
  • Undertaking Pre-Emergency Planning
  • Facility Emergency Plan Components

Emergency Control Organization (ECO) Specifics

  • Following ECO Instructions During Emergency
  • ECO Structure
  • Means Of Identifying ECO Members
  • ECO Role Colour Codes
  • Ensuring ECO Identification Availability

Emergency Response Planning and Procedures

  • Emergency Response Procedure Structure
  • Actions Taken To Mitigate Emergency
  • Facility Emergency Response Procedures
  • Assessing Effectiveness Of Initial Response
  • Actions If Initial Response Unsafe
  • Coordinating Emergency Actions
  • Documenting The Emergency Response

Fire Safety and Management

  • Fires In The Workplace
  • Fire Chemistry, Classes Of Fire, Fire Tetrahedron
  • Transmission Of Heat, Methods Of Extinguishment
  • Selection Of The Extinguishing Agent
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers: Selection, Usage, Safety
  • Fire Blankets: Usage and Safety
  • Fire Hose Reels: Usage and Safety

Chemical and Hazardous Material Management

  • Chemical Spill Incidents and Safety
  • Recognising Chemical Spill Incidents
  • Obtaining Information On Hazardous Substances
  • Types Of Chemical Spill Control Kits
  • Selecting The Correct Chemical Spill Control Kit
  • Procedure For Using A Chemical Spill Control Kit
  • Safety Considerations When Using A Spill Kit

Equipment and Safety Measures

  • Emergency Protection Systems And Equipment
  • Assessing Useability Of Emergency Equipment
  • Common Problems With Emergency Equipment
  • Hazards When Responding To Incidents
  • Seeking Advice, Confining The Emergency
  • Equipment Used To Confine Emergencies
  • Initial Response Actions and Equipment Post-Use Procedures

Emergency Procedures and Response

  • Occupants Who May Require Assistance
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEP)
  • Key Components Of A PEEP, Purpose, Storage
  • Emergency Response Exercises
  • Exercise Briefings And Debriefings
  • Emergency Stations, Ensuring Attendance
  • Criteria For Positioning Emergency Equipment
  • Identifying Location Of Emergency Equipment
  • Reporting Emergencies, Information To Provide
  • Alerting Occupants, Emergency Warnings
  • Alert And Evacuation Tones

Evacuation and Emergency Management

  • Progression Of Emergency Situations
  • Evacuation Options, Selecting An Option
  • Assessing Evacuation Assembly Area Suitability
  • Identifying The Location Of Assembly Areas
  • Assessing Shelter In Place And Lockdown Locations
  • Preparing Work Area For Evacuation
  • Issuing An Evacuation Order
  • Precautions To Ensure Safety During Emergencies
  • Conducting An Evacuation
  • Alternative Evacuation Paths / Methods
  • Providing Assistance During Facility Evacuation
  • Accounting For Occupants
  • First Aid Assistance During Emergencies
  • Monitoring Evacuation Status
  • Maintaining An Incident Log
  • Preventing Entry To Affected Areas

Post-Emergency Procedures

  • Post-Evacuation Actions
  • Considerations For Re-Entry To The Facility
  • Key Stakeholder Support To Re-Entry Process
  • Authorising Re-Entry
  • Post-Incident Reporting
  • Report Of Actions Taken
  • Record Keeping
  • Post-Emergency Debriefing
  • Post-Emergency Debriefing Content

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Pre-Emergency Inspection – Practical
  • Develop Pre-Emergency Plan – Practical
  • Simulated Emergency Response Drill – Practical
  • Emergency Equipment Deficiency Report – Practical
  • Emergency Response Drill Report – Practical
  • Use of Initial Response Equipment (Fire Extinguisher | Fire Blanket | Fire Hose Reel | Spill Control Kit) – Practical

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and digital literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
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