This non-accredited course has been designed for individuals who are required to implement an emergency response as specified in the facility emergency procedures or specified by a person at a higher level in the emergency control organisation (ECO). Individuals who undertake this work will be working within the command, control and coordinate structure of the ECO. It includes undertaking pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post emergency activities.
Furthermore, it also involves the skills and knowledge required to confine small emergencies in a facility and it applies to individuals who are required to have first attack firefighting skills. It includes preparing for emergency situations, identifying and assessing an emergency, safely confining emergencies, using initial response equipment and reporting on the facility's emergency response.
Small emergencies in a facility include incidents such as small fires that can be controlled using a fire extinguisher; chemical spills that can be controlled using facility personal protective clothing and equipment and a spill kit; or a vehicle accident where there is no significant injury or damage.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
There are no entry requirements for this course
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete practical assessment tasks.
This certificate does not require renewal
- Prepare for emergency situations
- Perform a safety practice drill
- Manage a small chemical spill
- Operate as a Warden in a fire emergency (Paper/Wood)