PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation

Information about the course:

This unit covers the competency required to manage or to operate as part of the management of an emergency control organisation.

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

This unit applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

The application of this unit includes all employees in the workplace who have a functional management role in the emergency control organisation. This expectation will be included in appropriate position descriptions and duty statements. The unit may also be used for planning for future operations in the workplace.

People who undertake this work would generally be members of an emergency planning committee.

The knowledge and skills gained through the completion of this unit may be applied by employees across all industries.

Target audience:

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


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:

  • PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation

Course duration:

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

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

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PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation - 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

PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation - What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Required skills:


  • analyse
  • chair meetings
  • manage projects
  • manage risk
  • plan
  • communicate


Required knowledge:


  • characteristics, limitations and use of emergency alerting systems and procedures
  • emergency alerting needs
  • hazard identification and the precautions to be observed during emergencies
  • legislative requirements
  • methods/priorities in managing media responses in emergency situations
  • organisation and its human resources
  • people who may need assistance and the assistance they may require
  • pre-planning procedures to allow for the conduct of post initial response activities
  • roles and responsibilities under legislation of employers, managers, supervisors, employees and contractors
  • requirements under relevant standards and codes of practice
  • resources required to support an emergency control organisation
  • systems for controlling the entry of visitors, contractors and staff during an emergency
  • workplace emergency hazard analysis


PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation - Where can I access the training package?

You can access a copy of the training package here