Fire Safety Officer Skills Set NSW

Fire Safety Officer Skills Set (NSW)

Successful completion of this skill set meets the minimum requirements to be qualified and act as a Fire Safety Officer (NSW Healthcare Policy Directive PD2010_024).

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Training and Assessment Delivered on behalf of Allens Training

Units of Study

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded a statement of attainment in the following units:

  • PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
  • PUAWER002B Ensure workplace prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
  • PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

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Course Duration

  • Full course – 2 days face to face

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered in your workplace, or at a training facility.

Course Fees & Payment Terms:

Contact the team at Safety and Fire Education for our latest course fees and group booking prices.

Payment terms – individuals are required to pay their course fees before commencing their study. Groups and organisations will be invoiced for their training and will be required to pay according to the invoice terms.

Refund Policy – students who cancel their booking 7 days prior to the commencement of their training course are entitled to a full refund. Partial refunds are available for cancellations within 7 days of the course.
For full details read the Refund Policy in the student handbook here.

Entry Requirements

Participants in this course must be physically capable of:

  • assessing a workplace to identify hazards and prevent emergency situations;
  • ensuring workplace emergency systems are implemented;
  • conducting an evacuation and providing assistance to those in need;
  • taking on a leadership role, giving clear directions under emergency conditions, making decisions appropriate to the situation and keeping others appropriately informed; and
  • undertaking risk management procedures and using and re-stowing initial response equipment.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

To complete any nationally accredited training in Australia, it is a requirement that you have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can register for a free USI at

If a USI is not supplied and verified, a statement of attainment cannot be issued to you upon completion of your training.

Learners Rights and Responsibilities

This skill set is delivered by Safety and Fire Education on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

For a detailed guide on your rights and responsibilities including information on where to go for support and how to submit complaints and appeals, please read the student handbook here.

Training and Assessment Delivered on behalf of Allens Training

Assessment Requirements

Assessment for this course includes a combination of practical demonstrations in simulated real life scenarios and theoretical assessment.

Practical demonstration tasks include:

  • Workplace inspections
  • Workplace fire prevention
  • Workplace severe weather impact prevention
  • Workplace chemical spill prevention
  • Completing checklists and workplace forms
  • Preparing for workplace emergency situations
  • Responding to a fire emergency
  • Responding to a bomb threat
  • Following procedures for a potential earthquake emergency
  • Communicating in an effective manner
  • Giving and following instructions
  • Implementing workplace procedures
  • Re-stow initial response equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Using initial response equipment
  • Fire evacuation

Theory Assessment:

The theory component of this course is comprised of a series of questions assessing the required knowledge from the training package.