Fire Warden and Fire Extinguisher User Course
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).
Face to Face
$170 per person
Contact us for corporate / group pricing options.
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
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Intrinsic Safety Training (ABN 61 135738856).
Course Delivery Details
- 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
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.
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.
Please refer to our refund policy.
Course Content and Assessment
The key areas covered by this course include:
- 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
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
Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.
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 equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training
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.
Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.