This course applies to those who work within the command, control and coordination structure of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) and are required to implement the instructions specified in workplace emergency procedures or to implement instructions that are given by a person at a higher level in the emergency control organisation.
An ECO's priority is the safety of facility occupants and visitors during an emergency which means ECO members are responsible for pre-emergency, emergency and post emergency actions. It includes undertake pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post emergency activities.
This course applies to all workers who may be required to undertake the duties of a warden within an emergency control organisation.
The course covers the following:
• Respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings
• Initiate and control initial emergency response, including evacuation
• Anticipate further development of emergencies
• Assist with post initial response
• Provide photo I.D on entry
• Unless exempt, provide a verifiable USI number
• Be physically fit and healthy with capacity to perform manual tasks
• Be able to read, write, communicate orally, and understand and interpret complex information and situations
• Be able to interact with others and work under pressure
• Dress appropriately i.e., long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots/closed in shoes, safety glasses
Please ensure you read our Student Handbook for further information on our policies, procedures, terms, and program conditions.
If you are unsure if you require learning support, SDS can provide access to a LLN assessment that identifies if any learning support is needed. Please ensure you inform the training team on registration, if you fail to inform the training team at registration, learning support may not be available on the day of training.
This course is delivered over half a day and consists of classroom-based theory learning with practical based activities.
Assessment includes written and/or multiple-choice knowledge assessment and practical based skills assessments.
On successful completion of all assessment requirements participants will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for:
• PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
To ensure your skills and knowledge are maintained it is critical you undertake regular skills maintenance training. Where there is no licence or legislated expiry the industry standard for skills maintenance is every two (2) years.