PUAFER001 – Identify, Prevent & Report Potential Facility Emergency Situations applies to a broad range of emergencies and covers the work required before an emergency services and/or specialist response team arrives (not including the specific use of equipment to prevent facility emergency situations).
It will provide the skills and knowledge and most importantly the confidence needed by occupants who are required to be ‘emergency aware’ in their facility. Allowing them to identify and where possible prevent the development of facility emergency situations. Participants will also learn how to minimise the consequences of an emergency and to report if emergency protection systems and/or equipment is compromised.
Specifically, this will include communicating with team members and stakeholders, identifying and reporting situations in a facility that reduce the effectiveness of emergency protection systems and equipment, identifying emergency protection systems and equipment present in a facility and identifying, monitoring and reporting situations that could lead to emergencies in a facility.
All aspects of this course are undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and approved safe practices. Facilities are those as specified in Australian Standard 3745 and AS 4083 and are a building, structure or workplace that is, or may be, occupied by people (occupants).
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Rescue Group Pty Ltd.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Rescue Group Pty Ltd training facility.
No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Participants are required to be physically capable of assessing a workplace to identify hazards and prevent emergency situations.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
Case study – The student must complete the following written case study:
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.
*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.