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Fire Warden and Fire Extinguisher User Course

A course designed for those that need to perform the role of wardens and use portable fire extinguishers

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"As a small business, we look to support other boutique businesses like Intrinsic safety Training, and we're never disappointed with these guys! Thorough knowledge of their sector, the Intrinsic team go above and beyond to deliver training ideally suited to our team's needs. As the business owner, I would highly recommend you get in touch with these guys before you even consider the competition. 5 stars all the way!"

First Aid and CPR Client

Brisbane July 2020

"Brendan at Intrinsic was fantastic. He was flexible and accommodating with last minute changes to the course requirements and offered experience based, challenging training to my team, tailored to our specific requirements. Highly recommended and will definitely be using his services again."

Vertical Rescue Course Client

Brisbane July 2020

“I learnt more from the hands-on approach and it was good to see the theory and practical elements broken up to maintain interest. The course was delivered clearly and in a personable manner by the trainer. Great job!”

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane May 2019

“The hands-on and interactive approach to the first aid training made it relevant to the real world. There was a good mixture of theory and practical activities which made it easy to remain engaged. The information presented was clear and easy to understand.”

First Aid + CPR Client

Brisbane July 2019

“I was particularly impressed with the trainer (Brendan). He was very easy to approach and ask questions of. I had very little experience of height safety so I found the information and practical experience invaluable”

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane July 2019

“The trainer was great. He was entertaining and provided some great learning aspects. It was great to learn from someone with great knowledge and a positive attitude.”

Gas Detector Course Client

Brisbane June 2019

“Brendan made the experience enjoyable and he took the time to make sure we understood what had to be done. It was awesome to get a lot of hands-on time on the tools as well. Thank you Brendan”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane June 2019

“The course was more hands on than most courses I have attended and that is a great way to view competency. The trainer could easily train anyone no matter their previous experience level.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane May 2019

“The trainer has a strong background in fire and emergency response and this was evident in the training. He was able to demonstrate the ideas to the class effectively and provide an outcome that was more than sufficient for my field of work.”

Fire Warden Client

Brisbane April 2019

“The trainer was the epitome of professional. Extremely knowledgeable and able to communicate syllabus and requirements perfectly.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane April 2019

“Brendan did a great job. I have had training with Brendan on a few occasions and he always keeps it interesting. Brendan also raises good points on mental health in a rescue environment, which is important in FIFO work.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane March 2019

"Excellent course. The best part of the course was the practical!. I have previously done four Safe Work at Heights Courses, with different providers, and this one was the most extensive"

Working at Heights Client

Sydney February 2018

"Thank you for the Safe Work at Heights Training. I found it to be an informative class and I have taken quite a few things away with me on the subject"

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane February 2018

"Great course. The trainer has a lot of experiences in this field and was very knowledgeable"

Working in Confined Spaces Client

Sydney March 2018

"Thank you so much. I really loved the course and would recommend the trainer and all courses to everyone I know. Again, thank you so much"

Working at Heights Client

Sydney January 2018

"Brendan knows his stuff and is a good trainer..."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney September 2020

"The trainer was easy to listed to and was very happy to answer questions and provided great examples."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Penrith August 2020

"It was good to learn fire fighting techniques and different scenarios that can happen and how to prepare for those situations"

Fire Extinguisher Client

Sydney August 2020

"I found Brendan very informative and his way of teaching was easy to understand."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney August 2020

"The training was done in an interesting, upbeat and thought-provoking manner."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Penrith July 2020

"The trainer was very good in explaining the theory and scenarios in detail and made the class very interesting. It was very educational and can help in real life by saving lives."

CPR Client

Liverpool September 2020

"I liked the way the trainer explained different situations. Overall it was interesting and well delivered."

Fire Warden Training

Penrith August 2020

"Brendan was very nice and answered all of our questions and was very easy to understand. He was very accommodating and well prepared."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney August 2020

"The trainer was easy to follow and understand. The practicality and realness of the pit stop style of CPR and the more realistic timeframe made the course interesting. Brendan is a great trainer who is really knowledgeable, competent and thorough."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

"Brendan is an approachable trainer and I found his delivery very interesting and learnt a few new things in todays training."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

"The trainer delivered a great course with interactive course content, great training material and attention to detail. His delivery style made learning easy."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

Conducted by our experienced fire service and emergency response trainers this combined course is designed to train participants to perform the role of Warden, but not Chief Warden, in their workplace emergency control organisation (ECO) and control small uncomplicated fires using a fire extinguisher, hose reel or a fire blanket. This course offers the complimentary skill set for Fire Wardens to be able to effectively control small fires in the workplace.

This course is a combination of our Fire Extinguisher and Fire Warden courses for business to be able to satisfy their minimum essential training requirements for their Emergency Control Organisation (ECO).

Price

Individuals (Public Course): $170 per person
Group Rate: Submit a group booking enquiry above for a customised quote.

Course Options

Online (with face to face assessment): 45 minute face to face assessment
Face to Face: 5 hours (minimum) full face to face

Certification

PUAFER005 Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation
PUAFER008 Confine Small Emergencies in a Facility

COURSE DETAILS

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Payment Terms

Individual bookings require payment upfront or at time of booking.

Group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Intrinsic Safety Training.

Course Duration Details

Course Duration:
  • Face to Face: 5 hours (minimum) full face to face course
  • Online Delivery with Face to Face Practical Assessment: Self-paced online learning with a scheduled 45-minute face to face practical assessment
Pre-Course Study Options

If there is pre-course study for the course, it is found in the student portal.

Students must have access to a computer, phone, tablet etc. with access to the internet to complete the pre-course study online.

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations are reflective of group sizes between 4 and 15 students. 

If there are less students in a group course duration may be reduced by a maximum of 10%. 

Therefore, if a class size exceeds 15 students it may  be necessary to increase course duration.

Certification Details

What are you issued upon completion?

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the following statement of attainment:

  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

  • PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility
Who issues the certificate?

Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90909), therefore they will issue the statement of attainment for this course.

How often should the training be done?

The industry recommendation is that workers conduct this course at least every 3 years.

Course Content

The course includes the following topics:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an ECO

  • Emergency response training/exercises

  • Communication during emergencies

  • Responding to alarms and reports of emergencies

  • Procedures for specific emergencies

  • Initiating and controlling emergency response

  • Anticipate the further development of emergencies

  • Evacuation activities

  • Post-evacuation activities

  • Human behaviour in emergencies

  • How to prepare for fire emergencies

  • How to identify and assess fire situations

  • How to safely control fire emergencies, where possible

  • How to use first attack firefighting equipment

  • How to report workplace fire response

  • Demonstrate effective use of fire extinguishers

  • Demonstrate effective use of a hose reel

  • Demonstrate effective use of a fire blanket

Assessment Requirements

Physical Requirements

Students will have to carry out various physical practical exercises. Therefore students should be capable of conducting the following activities:

  • Demonstrate effective use of emergency response equipment during an emergency
  • Demonstrate effective leadership of workers during an emergency
  • Demonstrate correct application of emergency response procedures in various situations
  • Demonstrate effective accounting of workers during an emergency situation
  • Using a variety of fire extinguishers to effectively extinguish a small fire
  • Using a hose reel to effectively extinguish a small fire
  • Using a fire blanket to effectively extinguish a small fire
  • Using a fire blanket to effectively extinguish a casualty who is on fire

Assessments conducted during face to face training session(s) include both practical tasks/scenarios and written theory assessments.

This course requires a student to be physically able to undertake risk management and use and re-stow initial response equipment.

Assessment Components

Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.

Student Information

Students undertaking this course will have to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course

Personal Safety
  • Personal safety equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training

Venue Information/Catering

Students attending courses at our venues must provide:

  • Lunch (cafes operate within or close to all of our training venues)

  • Appropriate clothing (preferably long pants and closed footwear)

Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Agreement.

Identification Requirements

Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

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