FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR (QLD)

FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR (QLD)

COURSE SUMMARY

Fire Safety Advisor (QLD) teaches the skills and knowledge required to work or be appointed as a Fire Safety Advisor (FSA). It teaches participants the skills and knowledge needed to assume the role and responsibilities of a Fire Safety Advisor in accordance with the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.

Fire Safety Advisor (QLD) also equips participants with the skills and knowledge needed to advise on appropriate emergency planning, making them familiar with all aspects of building fire safety.

A Fire Safety Advisor (QLD) is required in all high occupancy buildings* listed in the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008. *(High occupancy is classified as: 30 or more employees; a Class 2 or 3 building that is more than 25m in height; or a Class 4 building or an at-risk premises, as nominated by the Commissioner of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services).

COURSE CONTENT
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of an FSA
  • Understanding legislation relating to fire safety
  • Identifying fire safety installations and equipment in a building
  • Developing an awareness of maintenance and records relating to fire safety
  • Developing risk management strategies
  • Emergency Planning Processes
  • Conducting and Evaluating evacuation exercises and fire drills
  • Operating emergency protection and emergency control equipment
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.

FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR (QLD) | FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR

Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

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

  • PUAWER001B – Identify, Prevent and Report Potential Workplace Emergency Situations
  • PUAWER002B – Ensure Workplace Prevention Procedures, Systems and Processes are Implemented
  • PUAWER003B – Manage and Monitor Workplace Emergency Procedures, Equipment and other Resources
  • PUAWER004B – Respond to Workplace Emergencies
  • PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAWER006B – Lead an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAWER007B – Manage an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAWER008B – Confine Small Workplace Emergencies
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 3 days (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Refresher training – 3 days (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

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.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants are required to have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and interpret a range of printed and electronic documents, read and interpret standards, regulations, codes and analyse the information and develop a range of solutions.

Participants must also be able to write reports and recommendations, use computers to research and write and email documents. Participants must be physically fit to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills such as using equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures and providing assistance to those in need during an evacuation. Participants must also have sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the skill set.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:

  • Following workplace procedures
  • Contributing to emergency management planning
  • Responding to a severe weather emergency, a fire emergency and bomb threat
  • Workplace inspections
  • Workplace fire prevention
  • Workplace severe weather impact prevention
  • Completing checklists and workplace forms
  • Emergency prevention inspections
  • Completing an emergency equipment maintenance log
  • Reviewing emergency control structures
  • Filling out checklists and workplace forms
  • Relate to a range of cultural, linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds and a range of physical and intellectual abilities
  • Apply methods of accounting for people, assisting people who need assistance and carry out a search pattern within an area
  • Communicate clearly by the means specified in the workplace emergency procedures
  • Contribute to emergency management planning and exercise leadership within a workplace emergency context
  • Use equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures post initial response emergency activities
  • Responses to meet the various situations and workplace procedures
  • Chair meetings on emergency response
  • Prepare initial emergency response plans
  • Develop workplace emergency plans
  • Evacuation drills
  • Chair emergency planning committee meetings
  • Workplace emergency plan
  • Emergency control organisation training
  • Fill out checklists and workplace forms
  • Communicating in an effective manner, giving and following instructions and implementing workplace procedures
  • Re-stowing initial response equipment
  • Conducting risk assessment
  • Using initial response equipment
  • Managing a small workplace emergency

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.

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