Fire and Emergency Training 

The aim of the training course is to develop the skills and knowledge to enable those responsible for the planning and implementation of emergency procedures to perform their specific roles during an emergency as mandated in WHS Regulations 2011 (Div 4) and recommended in Australian Standard 3745:2010 - Planning for Emergencies in Facilities.

Who should attend?

All workers, managers and supervisors. The course holistically covers a range of topics to assist the entire organisation meet its emergency planning obligations. The course is split into two parts directed at two specific audiences:

Part 1 - Emergency Planning team
To gain an understanding of legal and best practice applications in relation to emergency planning

Part 2 - General workers
To gain an understanding of the organisations emergency and evacuation procedures.

What will I learn?

Part 1 - On completion of training the Emergency Planning Team should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of legal requirements and different types of emergencies
  • Plan and document for specific emergencies
  • Understand reporting and communication requirements
  • Identify Pre/During/Post emergency activities
  • Understand the barriers of human behaviour during emergencies and strategies to overcome.

Part 2 - On completion of training the general workplace employees should be able to:

  • Understand and adhere to company emergency procedures
  • Demonstrate same through a trial evacuation (includes a debrief with ECO at end)
  • Understand fundamentals of Fire, the fire triangle, fire class, methods of fire spread and smoke.
  • Understand fundamentals and limitations of fire fighting equipment, methods of extinguishment, fire extinguishers, fire blankets and sprinkler systems.

Delivery

Delivery of the course is based on adult learning principles to a maximum of 16 people per session. We encourage a high level of participation from all attendees. This is achieved via activities, case examples and discussion.

Part 2 involves a practice evacuation and simulated use of a fire blanket and fire extinguisher.

NOTE: we do not actually light a fire on your premises for two reasons 1. Potential insurance premium impact on your business (and in some cases non coverage) 2. While we want your workers to understand how an extinguisher works, we also want them to understand its limitations and first instinct to be evacuation and safety.

Training will be customised to your current procedures and worksite.

Duration

Total training session will be up to three hours in duration plus set-up and pack-down time.

Training – Facilities

Recovery Partners will conduct the training on-site at your workplace. Participants will each be provided with a participant workbook.

Certificates

On completion of all topics, successful participants are issued a certificate for the training course in Fire and Emergency Planning Training.

Fees

$1,100.00 ex GST

At Recovery Partners we understand the importance of a considered and structured approach to potentially life threatening emergency situations. We advocate that companies spend the time to consider these potential worse case scenarios to ensure that individuals who will play a critical role in high stress situation are adequately prepared and trained.

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