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Emergency Planning Committee

Cost: $300
Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)

If you are members of an Emergency Planning Committee (EPC) or a person required to manage problems and resolve issues in relation to the organisation’s facility emergency prevention process and emergency control structures, then this course set is a must for you.

It covers the skills and knowledge required to achieve the following:

  • manage and monitor facility emergency prevention and control structures for a complex facility or a defined group of facilities such as a building, structure or workplace, as specified in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and AS 4083,
  • for members of an EPC to document and maintain a facility emergency plan,
  • for members of an EPC to establish and maintain an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) and to operate in accordance with the facility's emergency plan.

The role of the ECO is critical. Comprised of Chief Wardens, Deputy Chief Wardens, Area/Floor Wardens, Communications Officer, First Aid personnel, the ECO is responsible for the safety of facility occupants and visitors during an emergency. This means ECO members are responsible for pre-emergency, emergency, and post-emergency actions. Careful planning, training and initiation must take place for this to happen safely and effectively and must be implemented by the Emergency Planning Committee.

Participants in this course set will learn how to effectively:

  • Initiate emergency response planning,
  • Establish and maintain an ECO,
  • Initiate and control the initial emergency response,
  • Provide support in the post response and/or recovery phase,
  • Plan and implement ECO training,
  • Manage emergency measures, plans, procedures and practices, ensuring compliance and effectiveness
  • Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements, including identifying hazards and controlling risks
  • Manage emergency control equipment
  • Monitor emergency control structures and verify results
  • Record and report emergency control equipment and faults and provide suggestions for correction
  • Provide advice and guidance to other EPC and ECO members

All aspects of this course will be undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and accepted safe practices. The course has been developed to cover occupants and facilities as specified in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and 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).

Cost: 

Duration

$300 AUD PUAFER003 Manage and monitor facility emergency procedures, equipment and other resources  & PUAFER007 Manage an emergency control organisation  - Course Set (EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE) 

5 Hours (approx.)

 

If you would like to pay by invoice please contact us via email or phone to complete the booking.

UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

PUAFER003 Manage and monitor facility emergency procedures, equipment and other resources  

PUAFER007 Manage an emergency control organisation   

To view full unit details please visit training.gov.au

COURSE DELIVERY  

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at ACTWell First Aid & Training Canberra’s training facility.

COURSE DURATION 

Course duration can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

  • Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours
  • Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours
  • Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 30 Mins

PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS

The fee for this course is $300

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off perio please refer to the student handbook.

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Performance tasks 

  • Undertake pre-emergency planning
  • Operate as part of the ECO in a fire emergency

Documentation - The student must complete the following documentation:

  • Emergency equipment fault log
  • Emergency evacuation incident and debrief form

Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills such as using equipment assigned to assist with implementing the workplace emergency procedures and providing assistance to those in need during an evacuation.
  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course.

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