PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

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Self-paced study + classroom training

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to work within the command, control and coordination structure of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). An ECO’s priority is the safety of facility occupants and visitors during an emergency which means ECO members are responsible for pre-emergency, emergency and post emergency actions. It includes undertake pre-emergency planning, taking appropriate actions in an emergency and assisting with post emergency activities.

The unit has been developed to cover the facilities as specified in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and AS4083. For this unit, as covered by AS3745 and/or AS4083, occupants are people attending a facility on a permanent or temporary basis such as an employee, contractor, student or resident, but not a visitor or patient and a facility is a building, structure or workplace that is, or may be, occupied by people (occupants).

All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and accepted safe practices. It applies to members of an ECO who are floor or area wardens and/or wardens or deputy wardens.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


PUAFER005 – $160

Course Duration

This Program is self-paced with Delivery of Theory Content online + 1 day Practical components delivered in class.

Course Delivery

Theory Component
All Theory learning and assessment materials are Self-Paced Online Delivery
Practical Component
Upon successful completion of all theory components students will book in for practical training and assessment which is delivered and assessed in the Classroom

Entry Requirements

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work in Australia
  • Complete a Pre-enrolement Review.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will attain the AQF Certification of PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.

Units of Competency

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PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

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