The Chief Warden course conducted by Safety & Emergency Training Services is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to allow them 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.
This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in
Australian Standard 3745-2010.
This unit applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.
This unit places responsibility on individual employees who are delegated responsibility as part of an emergency control organisation to lead in the preparation of workplace emergency procedures; command, control and coordinate workplace emergency procedures and response; and conclude the
People who undertake this work may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.
This course may be conducted at either the SETS Enterprises training facility or your workplace. This course is delivered through a combination of classroom learning, small group discussion and practical activities in either a simulated or active workplace.
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
This course has theoretical and practical components that participants must successfully complete.
PUAWER0005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.
Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:
- communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
- find and use relevant information
- read and comply with work instructions and specifications
- record and report information neatly and legibly