Chief Fire Warden Skill Set



This training program provides candidates with the skills and knowledge required to make decisions about people's safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions and lead the emergency control organisation. This program has been developed for personnel that have been designated as the emergency control organisation's Chief Warden.

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Candidates who undertake this course may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival. This course provides participants designated to perform the role of Chief Warden, Deputy Warden and Communications Officer comprehensive training in fire safety and emergency management.

This course is designed to prepare participants with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to prepare for and respond to onsite workplace emergencies and supervise evacuation of the workplace, including practical incident control, post evacuation management, human behaviour, installed fire safety systems, emergency events and building evacuations.

•  $490.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses. 

  • Pre-Requisite Unit - PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation [delivered as part of the course]
  • Fitness Requirement - Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity. Candidates are required to be able to freely walk, bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and be familiar with typical workplace risk and safety protocols
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills - Candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. 

This course 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.

The assessment for this program has been designed to assess a person's competence in accordance with the Public Safety Training Package (PUA12), AS 3745-2010 & AS 4083-2010 (where applicable) and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessment will consist of a written assessment and responses to scenarios.

•  1 Day course | Classroom based or onsite workplace training
•  Delivery consists of a written assessment and responses to scenarios


All current Baseline Training related policies including Course Cancellation and Refund Policy can be located within the Learner Handbook located on the Baseline Training website.  

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:
  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER008 Confine Small emergencies in a facility
  • Responsibilities & duties of a Chief Warden
  • Risk assessments principles
  • Prevention of emergencies
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Emergency services liaison
  • Recovery from emergencies
  • Critical incident stress management
  • Recording & reporting
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