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PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Information about the course:

This unit covers the competency required to implement the emergency response specified in the workplace emergency procedures or specified by a person at a higher level in the emergency control organisation. People who undertake this work will be working within the command, control and coordinate structure of the emergency control organisation.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010.

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:

  • PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Course duration:

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

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

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(PUAWER005B) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

 

Required Skills

  • ability to relate to a range of people from a range of cultural, linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds, and a range of physical and intellectual abilities
  • apply methods of accounting for people
  • assist people who need assistance
  • carry out a search pattern within an area
  • communicate clearly by the means specified in the workplace emergency procedures
  • contribute to emergency management planning
  • exercise leadership within a workplace emergency context
  • use equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures

Required Knowledge

  • arrangements for evacuating people who need support
  • assessing and anticipating the progress of emergencies that might reasonably be expected in the workplace
  • command, control and coordinate function of the emergency control organisation
  • context of own role within the workplace emergency procedures
  • emergency assessment and reporting procedures
  • emergency reporting signals, alarms, warnings and procedures
  • emergency response and operating procedures
  • members of the emergency control organisation and their roles and responsibilities
  • evacuation priorities
  • hazard identification
  • precautions to be taken during emergencies and during an evacuation
  • methods of accounting for people during and after emergencies
  • need to keep the relevant person informed of the developing situation
  • post initial response emergency activities
  • responses to meet the various situations
  • workplace procedures

 

(PUAWER005B) 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

(PUAWER005B) Where can I access a copy of the training package?

 You can access a copy of the training package here