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This 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 course has been developed to cover a broad range of emergencies and facilities as considered in Australian Standard 3745 and Australian Standard 4083.   It applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

This course set incorporates the content of the following units:

  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility
  • CPPFES2005 Demonstrate First Attack Firefighting Equipment

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

PUAFER005 - Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
PUAFER008 - Confine small emergencies in a facility
CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 6 Hours
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 2 Hours 30 Mins

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills. This includes wearing suitable identification, assisting occupants, being able to safely confine emergencies and using communications systems and initial response equipment.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

The units have the following recommended renewal periods:
Unit Period
PUAFER005 - Operate as part of an emergency control organisation Not applicable
PUAFER008 - Confine small emergencies in a facility Not applicable
CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment Not applicable

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 allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

  • Prepare for Emergency Situations
  • Facility emergency equipment fault log
  • Manage a small chemical spill
  • Operate as a warden in a fire emergency (Paper/Wood)
  • Complete an Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form
  • Performance tasks – demonstrate correct use of equipment
  1. Small flammable liquid fire
  2. Metallic fire
  3. Electrical
  4. Fire hose reel
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909