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PUAWER004B Respond to Workplace Emergencies (Fire evacuation)

Information about the course:

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide preparation for an emergency situation, report potential and real emergencies, respond and evacuate from a work area. This unit covers the competency required to recognise emergencies in the workplace, to report emergencies and to take appropriate action.

Target audience:

Existing workers in any industry may benefit from this training as it is not industry specific.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

Course duration:

  • Full course: 3-4 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

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What are my rights and responsibilties as a student?

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All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

(PUAWER004B) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

 

Required Skills

  • communicate effectively in an emergency situation as outlined in the workplace emergency procedures
  •  identify an emergency/potential emergency

Required Knowledge

  • circumstances where evacuation may need to be modified
  • emergency reporting systems and procedures used on site
  • emergency warning system, signals and instructions used on site
  • evacuation alarms and workplace emergency procedures used at the workplace
  • location of assembly areas and post-evacuation actions
  • location of emergency equipment in the workplace
  • procedures for reporting emergencies
  • roles, responsibilities and authority of emergency personnel, emergency control organisation and emergency response team
  • types of emergencies, the hazards and the evacuation actions associated with each one

 

(PUAWER004B) How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

 

(PUAWER004B) Where can I access a copy of the training package?

 You can access a copy of the training package here