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This course is designed as an introduction to safe work practices and is specifically relevant to a workplace requiring personnel to be involved in incidents, prescribed burns and/or operational aspects of emergency management.

The course applies to individuals who are required to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members. It is designed as an introduction to safe work practices and is specifically relevant to a workplace requiring personnel to be involved in incidents, prescribed burns and/or operational aspects of emergency management. It includes identifying, implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of workplace hazards and risk control procedures. 

The unit applies to personnel who work as a member of a team. Work at this level is undertaken under direct supervision and instruction.

The fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations that have a responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire management services.

The skills in this course are applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

PUAFIR210 - Prevent injury

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

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

Refresher At least 6 Hours
Face-to-Face At least 7 Hours

Participants must have the physical capacity to be able to meet the demands of practical demonstration skills.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

This certificate does not require renewal

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.

Performance tasks – the student must demonstrate the following tasks

  • Select and use basic Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Identify and report non-compliance
  • Incident reporting and risk assessment

Documentation - completion of relevant documentation according to the appropriate standard

  • Equipment fault log
  • Incident report
  • Risk assessment

Theory assessment -   A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions

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