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Duration: 4 hours
Certificate: Recommended refresher every 6 months
Prerequisites: PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

PUAFER006 Lead An Emergency Control Organisation

The course PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation covers the competency required by Chief Fire Wardens to make decisions about people’s safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to the emergency incident area. The course has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010 and applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skill to effectively fulfil their duties as a chief warden in the event of an emergency by demonstrating competencies as follows:

  • 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


Assessment will cover the ability to respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings properly; to give clear directions under emergency conditions; to make decisions appropriate to the situation; to keep others appropriately informed; to respond in accordance with the workplace emergency procedures; to take on a leadership role consistent with the emergency control organisation; and to operate in accordance with the command, control and coordinate framework of the emergency control organisation structures.

PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation current within the last 12 months.

Clothing: We suggest that you wear comfortable casual clothing. Pants and flat shoes are recommended.

Healthcorp’s course PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation is 4 hours in duration. Competency based training methods will be assessed through a combination of practical activities, written theoretical questions, observation reports and/or workplace simulation activities. A Statement of Attainment will be issued to successful participants.
Australian Standard AS3745-2010 – Planning for emergencies in facilities – advises that ECO members should attend a skills retention activity at intervals not greater than 6 months.
Once enrolled, Healthcorp will email students a confirmation with course requirements and terms of enrollment.

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