Basic Fire & Fire Warden - $250

  • (PUAFER008) Confine Small Emergencies in a Facility

  • (CPPFES2005A) Demonstrate First Attack Firefighting Equipment

  • (PUAFER005) Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation

Student Requirements

  • Students must have the language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and physical capabilities to meet the performance criteria of this unit. (For further information or if you have any concerns regarding LLN and/or physical capabilities please contact the office)

  • Students must wear standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants.

Course Details

  • Where: Unit 2, 84 Solomon Road, Jandakot WA 6164.

  • Duration: 1 Day

  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 12 participants per group.

This nationally accredited Confine Small Workplace Emergencies (Fire Extinguisher) and Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation (Emergency Warden) training course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to use fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets on small workplace emergencies and implement emergency response specified in the workplace emergency procedures.

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for:

  • (PUAFER008) Confine Small Emergencies in a Facility

  • (CPPFES2005A) Demonstrate First Attack Firefighting Equipment

  • (PUAFER005) Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation

Designed For
Personnel occupying premises equipped with portable fire fighting equipment, e.g. fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hose reel.

There are no pre-requisites for this training.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Outline

  • Roles and Responsibilities: Types of Emergencies

    • Emergency Planning Committee (EPC)

    • Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)

  • Basic Fire Behaviour

  • Evaluating and responding to emergencies

  • Wardens – roles, responsibilities, identification

  • Alarms and warning systems

  • Human behaviour in emergencies

  • Emergency warning and intercommunication system

  • Use of emergency control equipment and facilities

  • Command and control evacuation procedures

  • Assembly point control, personnel accountability

  • Co-ordination of emergency services

  • Post initial response- recovery, re-location, restoration & de-brief

  • Evacuation plan – building requirements

  • Evacuation exercise (if required)

  • What is fire, elements and characteristics, fire tetrahedron, combustion

  • Classes of fire and methods of extinguishment

  • Types of fire extinguishers and colour coding

  • Fire Fighting Agents, e.g. Foam, Water, Dry Chemical Powder, Carbon Dioxide, Wet Chemical

  • Fire hose reels and fire blankets

  • Method of operation of portable fire fighting equipment

  • Identify fire hazards in your workplace

  • Prepare for workplace fire

  • House keeping techniques to reduce the risk of fire

  • First attack fire response procedures

  • Safe working practices

  • Written and Practical Assessment