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Warden and evacuation management training

In the event of an emergency at your workplace, a calm and efficient evacuation of your team is critical to ensuring everyone’s safety. Height Safety Engineers have a range of warden and evacuation courses to suit a variety of commercial and industrial needs.

Every workplace and job site are different. Having the structures and procedures in place to respond to emergencies makes your workplace safer, and reduces the risks of injury, or worse, for your team.

Height Safety Engineers has several different warden and emergency response courses to suit a wide range of commercial and industrial workplace needs.

As warden training is generally tailored to your workplaces needs, we currently only offer this course as group bookings. Contact our training team on 1300 884 968 to book your team.


Duration: Half-day (4 hours)

Wardens can be responsible for managing the evacuation of a particular floor or area of a workplace so that it occurs in an orderly and safe manner. They also conduct searches through their designated area for workers that may have been missed during the evacuation.

This half-day course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to execute the role of warden in a workplace working as part of the emergency control organisation. This includes use of fire exits, managing evacuation of their area and conducting a roll call.

Successful completion awards statement of attainment in:

  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.

Fire Warden

Duration: Half-day (4-6 hours)

Fire warden training expands the wardens’ role to include undertaking first attack fire fighting using portable fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire hose reels. Participants gain hands-on experience using a range of common fire fighting equipment.

This course provides participants with the skills to act as a fire warden in their workplace as part of the emergency control organisation. It includes theory and hands-on components including evacuating an area, using fire stairs and providing first attack fire fighting using portable equipment.

Successful completion awards statement of attainment in:

  • CPPFE2005 Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment, and
  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.

Chief Warden

Duration: Half-day (4 hours)

The chief warden is responsible for developing emergency response plans. In the event of a workplace incident, they assume control of the situation, prior to the arrival of emergency services. They work with wardens and fire wardens to affect the safe and timely evacuation and direct fire fighting response, if required.

This half-day course equips participants with the skills and knowledge to lead a workplace’s emergency control organisation. The course covers development and implementation of incident response plans, implementation of procedure, ensuring ongoing clear communication during an incident and management of area wardens and fire wardens.

Successful completion awards statement of attainment in:

  • PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation.

Combined course

Duration: One day (8 hours)

This course combines all three of our warden courses into a single training unit. Successful completion of this course gives your team members the skills they need to act as a warden, fire warden or chief warden within your workplace’s emergency control organisation.

Participants in this course learn all aspects of working in and leading an emergency control organisation, as well as how to respond to a fire in the workplace using portable fire fighting equipment.

Successful completion awards statement of attainment in:

  • CPPFES2005 Demonstrate first attack fire fighting equipment
  • PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation, and
  • PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation

Additional Course Information

Prerequisites & Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.
All students must be eligible to receive nationally recognised training within Australia and provide a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) upon enrolment.

Who should attend?

This course applies to all persons who may reasonably be required to extinguish a fire within the workplace or act as warden, fire warden or as part of the emergency control organisation. This may include anyone from entry level to senior management.
It is recommended that participants have year 10 level reading and writing capabilities.

Can overseas visitors complete this training course?

This will depend on the type of visa that you have.

For example restrictions apply to international visitors who hold a Student Visa. Any course undertaken by a Student Visa holder must be conducted by a provider who is registered on CRICOS. As Elbon Consulting Services Pty Ltd is not CRICOS approved we are unable to accept enrolments into any of our courses from any international visitor that holds a Student Visa.

International visitors who hold a Working Holiday Visa may be eligible to enrol into our courses once they arrive in Australia. This is important as some occupations in Australia will have legislative and/or licencing requirements relating to qualifications. International visitors will still be required to provide a valid USI (Unique Student Identifier) prior to enrolling into any Nationally Recognised Training. When registering for your USI number if you select Non-Australian Passport (with Australian Visa) as your form of ID, you will need to enter your Non-Australian passport number when creating your USI. The following details on the passport must match in order to verify in the USI registry system:

  • Family Name
  • Given Name(s)
  • Date of Birth
  • Passport Number
  • Country of Passport

Students from New Zealand will not be able to create a USI using their New Zealand passport until your passport has been registered with the Australian Department of Immigration. This will only happen when the student crosses the border into Australia. Once the passport is registered with the Department of Immigration it can be verified and the student will be able to create a USI using their New Zealand passport.

If you are an International Visitor, you will need to provide a copy of your Visa and/or Passport by emailing Your Visa details will be verified for eligibility to participate in accredited training within Australia. If you are ineligible, a full refund of fees paid will be provided.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Upon enrolment, you may wish to apply for recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer. You may email a copy of certificates related to prior learning to Based on that evidence the course may be modified based on your previous knowledge. There is a currency requirement to be met in order to demonstrate current skills such as basic life support. The outcome of your application will be notified to you in writing within 14 days of initial application.

Learner Support

We may be able to provide you with learning support. If you think you may need assistance with reading and/or writing, please contact our office to discuss how we may be able to assist.

Course Fees

For more information and an obligation free quote please call our office on 1300 884 978. Group discounts may apply. Please also refer to the Payment Terms and Conditions available on our website and in the Student Handbook. 

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Light refreshments will be provided for training completed at our training facilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.

Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state-of-the-art training facilities or be conducted on your site with the use of our mobile training simulators.

Ready to enrol your team in one of our warden and evaucation management course?

Simply click the ‘enquire’ button above. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling 1300 884 978, we’d be happy to provide you with any more information that you might need.