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Chief Warden's Course

(Public Safety)




Face to Face


Face to Face or online

Duration: 1 day

Course Fee:


Course Fee:

$275.00 pp

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RPL: Not available

This course provides learners with the skills and
knowledge to implement the emergency response specified in the workplace emergency procedures and implement emergency prevention procedures within a workplace.

It will also teach you the skills and knowledge required to make decisions about the safety of occupants during a facility emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident.

The course includes:

  • leading the preparation of facility emergency response

  • procedures;

  • commanding, controlling and coordinating facility emergency response procedures and responses; and

  • concluding the facility emergency incident.


Individuals who undertake this work may also act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.

The program covers:

  • PUAFER005: Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

  • PUAFER006: Lead an emergency control organisation

At the completion of the chief warden’s course you will be able to:

  • respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings properly;

  • give clear directions under emergency conditions;

  • make decisions appropriate to the situation;

  • keep others appropriately informed;

  • respond in accordance with the workplace emergency procedures

  • take on a leadership role consistent with the emergency control organisation; and

  • operate in accordance with the command, control and coordinate framework of the emergency control