Fire Safety Advisor (NSW) has been developed for individuals who wish to work or who are appointed in the role of Fire Safety Officer (FSO). This course will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to contribute to appropriate emergency planning, making them familiar with all aspects of building fire safety on day to day matters and during facility emergencies. The course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083.
Where this course is being delivered within the NSW Health sector, it is done in accordance with the NSW Health’s Policy Directive for Fire Safety in Health Care Facilities (PD2010_024). It applies to employees with limited or no fire safety experience and who are fulfilling a secondary appointment role. The Fire Safety Advisor role is appropriate for smaller facilities or at a department level in a large facility.
Successful completion of the Fire Safety Advisor (NSW) meets the minimum requirements to be qualified and act as a Fire Safety Officer (NSW Healthcare Policy Directive PD2010_024).
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.
However, the NSW Health’s Policy Directive for Fire Safety in Health Care Facilities (PD2010_024) recommend that every health service FSO should undertake recertification at intervals of not greater than 3 years to maintain FSO qualifications.
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.
No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Participants are required to be physically fit to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills such as operating emergency protection and emergency control equipment. Participants must be able to work as part of a team. Participants must also have sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete written forms and have effective communication skills.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.
*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.