Chief Fire and Emergency Warden Course

Conducted by our experienced fire service and emergency response trainers, this course is designed to train participants to act as primary liaison with emergency services attending to workplace emergencies. This includes Chief Wardens, Deputy Chief Wardens, and Communications Officers. This course provides the minimum competency required to perform senior roles within a workplace Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). Workers, Supervisors or Managers who are required to make decisions about peoples safety during a workplace emergency and/or give instructions on responding to incidents during emergencies should attend this course.

If you are required to operate fire equipment in the workplace to control small fires you should also attend our Fire Extinguisher training. If you have the responsibility to establish and maintain the workplace Emergency Control Organisation in your workplace you should also attend our Emergency Planning Committee (EPC) training to understand how to effectively manage an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) and proactively plan to handle emergencies in the workplace.

Face to Face

4 hours


3 hours*

Enhanced Online

30 mins


$150 per person

Contact us for corporate / group pricing options.


Competency Outcomes

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

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Intrinsic Safety Training (ABN 61 135738856).

Allens RTO Third Party Delivery

Course Delivery Details

Course Duration:
  • Face to Face: 4 hours full face to face course
  • Refresher: 3 hours full face to face course
  • Online Delivery with Face to Face Practical Assessment: Self-paced online learning with a scheduled 30-minute face to face practical

The above unit of competency has a prerequisite of PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation. This can be incorporated into the course upon request.

Course Delivery Options

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an Intrinsic Safety Training or Third party facility.

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.

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.

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy.

Course Content and Assessment

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of Chief Warden

  • Preparing for workplace emergencies

  • Apply command, control and coordination aspects of workplace emergency procedures

  • Control the response to emergency reports, signals and warnings

  • Liaison requirements with emergency services

  • Peoples typical behaviour in an emergency

  • Emergency response risk assessment, response, and coordination

  • Implementing Emergency plans and procedures

Physical Requirements

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

  • Demonstrate effective leadership of an Emergency Control Organisation during an emergency
  • Demonstrate effective use of equipment and resources available to manage an emergency
  • Demonstrate effective decision making to ensure peoples safety during an emergency
  • Demonstrate effective understanding of emergency procedures and plans during an emergency
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 Quality 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 Handbook.

Identification Requirements

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

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