Fire Safety Adviser Refresher
The course is designed for current (Qld) Fire Safety Advisers (FSA) who desire to continue in the role as a FSA and become re-certified.
The prerequisite for this course is the successful completion of a Fire Safety Advisor course. Refresher course can only be attended within 3 years of original date of Fire Safety Advisor course, if original course date is outside 3 years the full Fire Safety Advisor course must be done again as per the ‘Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008’.
Language and Literacy requirements for the unit are: • Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments. • Reading is required to enable the determination of information through the student manual. • Participants are required to have the physical abilities to successfully complete any practical applications of the course.
Participants gain the skills and knowledge needed to actively continue in their role and responsibilities of a Fire Safety Adviser in accordance with the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 and addresses recent amendments to the legislation. The Fire Safety Adviser will be able to advise on appropriate emergency planning strategies and be familiar with aspects of building fire safety.
Re-certification of the Qld Fire Safety Adviser qualification includes the following competencies:
- PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report workplace emergencies
- PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
- PUAWER003B Manage and monitor workplace emergency, procedures, equipment and other resources
- PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
- PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
- PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
- PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation
- PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies
Units of Competency
PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
PUAWER003B Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resources
PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
PUAWER007B Manage an emergency control organisation
PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies
To successfully complete this course the participant will be required to undertake formal assessment activities in addition to providing the following portfolio evidence: • Copy of a fire evacuation plan the participant has worked on. • Copy of a fire evacuation diagram the participant has developed or been involved in the review of. • Copy of the evacuation drill report or training reports including evacuation. • A completed fire safety audit the participant has undertaken. • A risk assessment related to fire safety. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.
Training will be delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios.
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