Chief and Deputy Chief Warden

Chief and Duty Chief Warden

Our nationally recognised Chief Fire Warden training course is designed for persons who are required to perform the role of Chief or Deputy Chief Fire Warden at your workplace. Those in the role are required to make decisions about people’s safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions prior order for responding to the emergency incident area. Participants will develop skills to ascertain the extent of onsite workplace emergencies and supervise evacuation of the workplace. Particular attention will be placed on meeting the requirements of Australian Standard 3745-2010 Emergency Control Organisation and procedures for buildings, structures and workplaces and how it applies to all workplaces.

Participants will have an understanding of emergency procedures and will undergo extensive practical drills on controlling workplace emergencies. For group bookings, Australian Training Institute can tailor this course to suit your workplace specific requirements and covers the following subjects:

Course Subjects 
• Australian Standard 3745 -2010
• Emergency Planning Committee
• Emergency Control Organisation
• Fire Warden Identification and Structure
• Emergencies where evacuation may be required
• Methods of raising the alarm
• Safety Procedures at Fires
• Bomb Threat Procedures
• Persons with Disabilities
• Duties and Responsibilities of Chief Fire Wardens
• Command and Control
• Briefing the Emergency Services
• Post-Evacuation Management
• Emergency Procedures
• Human Behaviour

Practical Scenarios will be completed which will utilise your workplace and the emergency evacuation equipment that you have onsite.


PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

(to be a chief or deputy chief warden you must also hold the PUAFER005 – which is the fire warden qualification)

Licence & Regulatory Requirements: 

Due to industry standards this course is required to be completed every 2 years to stay up to date with the current legislation.

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To be a chief or deputy chief warden you must hold the Fire Warden (PUAFER005) qualification.

On successful completion participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment with the following units:

PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation

4 hours classroom


Fees include all assessments and resources required in the classroom.

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook, which includes more details on training and support services, as well as our terms and conditions.

Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment.  We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.

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