PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Operate as part of an emergency control organisation (ECO)

Not only will fire warden and evacuation training assist your company to comply with legislative requirements for a safe workplace, but it can also save lives. Research has shown that fire safety training increases the level of fire safety knowledge and the accuracy of response to a fire emergency. All businesses throughout Australia must show evidence of emergency prevention and planning.

Our Warden training course satisfies Australian Standard AS 3745:2010 and is intended for Fire Wardens and other staff members who form part of the Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). 

Course covers:

  • WH&S requirements
  • Chief Warden and Fire Warden’s roles and responsibilities
  • Emergencies that could occur
  • Co-ordination of emergencies
  • Evacuating your premises
  • Methods of raising the alarm
  • Procedures for specific emergencies
  • Pre-planning for emergencies
  • Bomb threat response
  • Human behaviour
  • Communication during emergencies

How do I enrol?

This unit is generally delivered to an organisation. Please contact our office for further details on booking

Award Issued

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence:
PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

We typically recommend completion of the First Attack Fire Fighting unit when attending Warden and Chief Warden training

Target Audience

This unit is specifically targeted to those that are or intend to be members of an Emergency Control Organisation in a workplace

Course Requirements

The Training Package for this course requires a student to be physically able to take on a leadership role, which includes giving clear directions under emergency conditions, making decisions appropriate to the situation and keeping others appropriately informed.

Students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued with a statement of attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.

Basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course.

Access to a computer with internet, as well as basic computer skills is required for completion of this unit.

If you have ANY special needs ( eg, language / literacy / numeracy difficulties, physical disabilities etc ) that you think may impact on your ability to complete this training please let us know prior to enrolling.

Participants will be required to carry various pieces of emergency equipment including fire extinguishers weighing as much as 25kg

Recertification requirements

Annual refresher for this unit is generally required with a maximum time of 24 months between refreshers

Course Duration

Face to face training is approx. 3 – 6 hours depending on the needs of the students


PUAFER005 – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Award Issued

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence 

PUAEFER05 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Course Duration

Face to face training is approx. 3-6 hours depending on the needs of the students

Link to download specific unit details

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As of 3rd August 2020 ALL students attending courses will STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to wear a face mask ( either fabric or surgical type ) during our courses. It is the responsibility of the student to bring their own mask . This decision has been made to ensure the safety of our trainers and ALL students. 

The venues we use especially in Sydney region are clubs, as such they have the right to set their own restrictions around who can and cannot enter the facility. These restriction are totally out of our control and not always in line with Health Guidelines. We recommend you contact the venue you are booked to attend the day before the course and check that you are not restricted based on your individual situation. We can transfer your registration free of charge (if due to COVID venue restriction)  only if we are notified the day before a course. Normal cancellation policies will apply if we are not contacted prior to the event.

We are taking all required steps to ensure everyone’s safety including ensuring 4sqm per person, removing tables, no breathes required when doing CPR, ample cleansing wipes, refusal of attendance for any participants presenting with flu or cold symptoms or those that should be self isolating. 

Our standing request for unwell students : If you are unwell with any type of “cold or flu” we will NOT ALLOW YOU TO ENTER THE COURSE.

Health.nsw.gov.au Covid 19 update

Travelling to a course is permitted in NSW under the new guidelines (educational reasons)