Course Dates for 2017:

Course available upon request



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Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation (PUAWER005B)


This unit covers the competency required to provide participants the necessary skills and knowledge in order to establish and initiate an effective emergency control organisation. This training program contains response actions to:  Fire / Disaster / Bomb Threat / Medical Emergency / External Emergency / Robbery – threats of intimidation and violence and Evacuation.

This unit is part of a suite of eleven workplace emergency response units and is part of the evacuation stream. This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745.

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1 Day (6 Hours)
Course Elements:

  • Respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings
  • Initiate and control initial emergency response
  • Anticipate the further development of emergencies
  • Assist with post initial response


Learning Outcomes:
  • Ability to respond to emergency reports, signals and warnings appropriately
  • Ability to supply clear directions under emergency conditions
  • Ability to make decisions appropriate to the situation
  • Ability to keep others appropriately informed
  • Ability to respond according to workplace emergency procedures
  • Ability to take on a leadership role consistent with the emergency control organisation
  • Ability to correctly identify the type of emergency that has occurred
  • Ability to identify and take action to avoid or control and associated hazards


RPL is not offered for this course
Workplace Emergency Response units are seen as industry wide units. The importing of these units of competency into other industry training packages is also promoted as the units are seen as relevant for all industries.
Entry Requirements:

All participants must wear Safety Boots or  Enclosed Footwear at a minimum