Successful completion of the Fire Safety Officer Skills Set (NSW) meets the minimum requirements to be qualified and act as a Fire Safety Officer (NSW Healthcare Policy Directive PD2010_024).
Identify, monitor and report situations that could lead to workplace emergencies
Identify, report and correct situations that could prevent workplace emergencies from being safely handled
Ensure workplace emergency prevention processes are implemented
Ensure appropriate hazard analysis is undertaken and results implemented
Ensure workplace emergency protection systems, emergency control equipment and evacuation systems remain effective
Prepare for emergency situations
Report emergencies and potential emergencies
Respond to emergency warnings and advice
Evacuate from the work area
Initiate and control initial emergency response
Anticipate the further development of emergencies
Assist with post initial response
Prepare for workplace emergencies
Apply command, control and coordinate aspects of workplace emergency procedures
Control the response to emergency reports, signals and warnings
Coordinate reports and results of initial emergency response
Identify and assess the emergency
Safely confine emergencies where possible
Use initial response equipment
Report workplace emergency response
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.
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
PUAWER004B – Respond to Workplace Emergencies
PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an Emergency Control Organisation
PUAWER006B – Lead an Emergency Control Organisation
PUAWER008B – Confine Small Workplace Emergencies
Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
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 – 2 days (minimum) – full face to face course
Refresher training – 2 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
Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
Participants are required to 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.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
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:
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
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
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.