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Chief Fire Warden 

Snowy Monaro Region

PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation 

PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation 

Course Information

This course combines fire warden and chief fire warden training, delivered over 1 day.  

  

Fire Warden – PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation  

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to work within the command, control, and coordination structure of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). Training includes how to: 

  • Undertake pre-emergency planning; 

  • Take appropriate actions in an emergency; and 

  • Assist with post emergency activities 

   

Chief Fire Warden – PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation  

This training builds on learning in the fire warden course and involves the skills and knowledge required to make decisions about the safety of occupants during a facility emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident. It applies to members of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) who are chief wardens, deputy chief wardens and communications officers. 

Duration and Delivery Mode

This course is delivered over 8 hours in a face-to-face learning environment. Due to the intensive nature of this training attendance for the full workshop times is required.  

  

Students who have successfully completed Fire Warden training (PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation) can enrol into Chief Fire Warden training (PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation) as a standalone unit and do not need to attend the first day of training. To be eligible for this option evidence of having successfully completed PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation must be supplied at the time of enrolment.  

Entry Requirements

To be eligible to enrol into this course students must be 14 years or older. Written parental consent is required for all students under the age of 18 years.  

  

Students must have the right to study in Australia, and evidence of citizenship, residency status, or visa entitlements will be asked for at the time of enrolment. Global Skills Development is not a CRICOS registered RTO, so we are unfortunately unable to accept enrolments from people who are on a Student Visa (subclass 500).  

  

To study any accredited course with Global Skills Development you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).  

  

At the time of enrolment students will be asked to complete a short online Language, Literacy, and Numeracy assessment to ensure they have the required skills to successfully participate in training and assessment and identify the need for additional support. 

Assessment

This course is assessed using a combination of practical skills demonstrations, verbal questioning, and written assessment tasks.  

Certificate Renewal and Licensing

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit. 

What to bring

Flexible clothing which permits free movement 

Covered footwear 

A pen 

Lunch and snacks 

Photo identification 

Fees

Cost for the full course = $325.00 (includes administration fee) 

  

Cost for Chief Fire Warden unit only (PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation) = $155 (includes administration fee).  

  

Note that PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation is a pre-requisite unit for PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation. Students wishing to do PUAFER006 as a standalone unit must supply evidence of having successfully completed PUAFER005 at the time of enrolment.  

Recognition of Prior Learning

Global Skills Development are happy to offer recognition of prior learning for people with relevant skills and experience.  

  

To be eligible for recognition of prior learning candidates must be able to demonstrate that they meet all the unit requirements. For this course RPL assessment involves combinations of: 

  • Workplace supervisor reports 

  • Resume detailing prior work experience, with referee contact details 

  • Workplace documents  

  • Practical demonstration of skills 

  • Verbal and/or written questioning 

  

All people who want to apply for recognition of prior learning should fill out an application for RPL. Once an application is received a Global Skills Assessor will contact you to discuss your application and determine an appropriate combination of assessment evidence based on your individual experience and circumstances.

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