Zokal Safety Australia


Lead an emergency control organisation

National units of competency

  • PUAWER006B – Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Application and Relevance

This course applies to a wide range of settings where emergencies requiring evacuation may occur. It is relevant for people who will need to perform a leadership role in workplace evacuations, in particular the roles of Chief Warden or Deputy Chief Warden. It is recommended for any industry where skills in conducting emergency evacuations are a requirement for worker safety. This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to supervise and coordinate emergency evacuations.


8 hours classroom and on-site training and assessment
The total duration is dependent on the complexities of the specific building or site and on the prior experience of the learners.

Course Content

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to supervise and coordinate emergency evacuations. It includes:

  • Requirements of Australian Standard 3745
  • Preparation and planning for emergencies
  • Developing evacuation plans and procedures
  • Building alarms and communication systems
  • Fire safety procedures
  • Bomb threat procedures
  • Chief Fire Warden responsibilities
  • Investigating an emergency
  • Coordination of emergencies
  • Briefing emergency services
  • Human behaviour in emergencies
  • Management of Post-evacuation activities


Training conducted by experienced evacuation and rescue specialists
Course documentation
Up to 8 hours classroom, practical training and assessment


PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation’ is a prerequisite unit which is included in this course.

Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course to level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course.

Use the Link provided to assess your Foundation Skill level. http://lln.safework.com.au/

See Student handbook for additional information.

Course Logistics

Number of Participants: 10
Requirement: Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI number) and ID
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Participants are required to wear clothing appropriate for the workplace. Students to bring own Gloves if they require them All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.


Assessment Methods

This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
  • Anything that may affect your experience in the training course

Award Issued

Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants

Course Enquiries and Registration

For all course enquiries or to obtain a price to hold this training at your site, please contact our Training Team on (02) 4960 9611. If participants require additional or more specific information please contact us as we are happy to customise the content or the duration to suit the needs of you and your staff. You may register online or alternatively you can fax your registration form to (02) 4960 9622. Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.


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