Fire Safety Officer (Level 1)

Course Overview

This combined course covers a broad range of facilities and emergencies and is suitable for people working in Senior emergency response roles, including members of the Emergency Management Team. This course has been created to meet the requirements of Fire Safety Officer under NSW Health Policy and Directives.

Successfully completing this nationally recognised training will result in a Statement of Attainment being awarded for Fire Safety Officer (NSW).

The Fire Safety Officer course incorporates the following units of competency:

- Fire Safety Officer (Level 1)
PUAFER001Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations
PUAFER002Ensure facility emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
PUAFER004Respond to facility emergencies
PUAFER005Operate as part of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)
PUAFER006Lead an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)
PUAFER008Confine small emergencies in a facility

Course Subjects

  • Roles & responsibilities of the fire safety adviser
  • NSW legislative & regulatory requirements for Health Care facilities
  • Identify fire safety systems and equipment in your facility
  • Develop an awareness & understanding of maintenance & records pertaining to fire safety
  • Understand the emergency planning process
  • Understanding the role & responsibilities of Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) members and the Emergency Planning Committee (EPC)
  • Emergency response scenarios
  • Practical fire extinguisher training


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

The Training Package for this unit requires a student to be physically able to undertake risk management and use and re-stow initial response equipment.


Full course: 2 days face-to-face training.


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Upcoming Courses

Name Cost
2023 - Online Refresher AE/PEPT $75.00
2023 - Training Pathway $0.00
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