Fire and Emergency Warden Training

NZQA Unit Standard 18408

Cost

$450 + GST per person

Duration

8 hours (1 day)

Unit Standard

18408 - Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace

Purpose

To demonstrate knowledge of evacuation requirements for a work site and explain the duties of a fire and emergency warden

Course Overview

This course covers basic office fire safety, the duties of fire wardens prior to a fire emergency and during a fire evacuation, how to assist and evacuate people using the correct procedures, and identifying different types of emergencies.

Emergency refers to other events such as civil emergency, gas leak, bio-security alert, boiler plant explosion where the warden would normally have a similar role to play in ensuring staff safety and movement controls.

This course will help you understand fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace. You’ll learn how to maintain a safe, well-managed workforce in the unlikely event of a fire or a similar emergency. Participants will be subjected to hands-on training scenarios conducted by our certified instructors.

Who Should Attend

A fire warden in a workplace or work site.

Topics Covered

  • NZQA Unit Standard 18408 – Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace

Demonstrating knowledge of evacuation requirements for a particular workplace or site.

  • Meeting evacuation requirements pertaining to the identified workplace or site according to legislative requirements
  • Identifying and confirming evacuation procedures according to organisational requirements

Explaining the duties of a fire and emergency warden.

  • Outlining the roles and responsibilities of the warden during staged evacuation and total evacuation
  • Identifying factors pertaining to safe evacuation including timing, attending to disabled persons, reporting, etc.
  • Identifying resources required to ensure safe evacuation such as signs and radios
  • Establishing the requirements and procedures to pre-warn other parties involved in emergency operations
Let’s get you trained so that if tragedy strikes you will know what actions need taken in order to protect lives and property before it’s too late.
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