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Fire Warden, Chief Warden & Fire Extinguisher

Nationally recognised units of competency

Face to Face

Teaches participants how to respond to workplace emergencies. Encompasses the roles and responsibilities of both the Fire Warden and Chief Warden, as they relate to emergencies in the workplace, as well practical hands-on Fire Extinguisher training.

Group Bookings
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Course Dates

Location (Central QLD) Start Date Places Left

For group bookings please call us on 1300 990 810.

Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National units of competency

  • PUAFER005 - Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAFER006 - Lead an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAFER008 - Confine small emergencies in a facility

Course Duration

6-8 hours


Course Overview

This combined course teaches participants the roles and responsibilities of both the Fire Warden and Chief Warden, as they relate to emergencies in the workplace. Students are also trained in the correct use of Fire Extinguishers in a live-fire exercise.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in AS3745 Planning for emergencies in facilities.

Course Outline

Fire Warden outline

  • Discuss evacuation and assembly principles and procedures
  • Discuss fire, bomb threat, and other emergencies and their effects on the workplace
  • Identify the workplace fireboard and fire equipment location(s)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of workplace evacuation procedures
  • Demonstrate efficient evacuation of the workplace

Chief Warden outline

  • 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
  • Conclude incident

Fire Extinguisher outline

  • Fire triangle theory
  • Raising the alarm
  • Fire safety and evacuation
  • Classes of fire
  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Safety procedures when fighting fires
  • Firefighting tactics

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by experienced Emergency Services specialist
  • Knowledge on relevant legislation and Australian Standards

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must

  • Be at least 15 years of age

Participants must provide own

  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear.

The whole team really enjoyed the training and the trainer was very experienced and spoke very well.

Geoff H. - Melbourne, VIC

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I was very happy with the content and delivery of this course and I am pleased with the feedback I have had from other participants. Daniel ran engaging sessions and clearly brought considerable professional and personal experience into play with his delivery. Thank you.

Peter H. - Melbourne, VIC

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