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Fire, Security and Emergency Response

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Location: National (online)
Date: 31/12/2099
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Course Overview:

  • Comply with Australian Standards for emergency planning.
  • Prepare for foreseeable emergencies effectively.
  • Minimise safety risks in fire emergencies.
  • Identify and use workplace equipment confidently.
  • Understand automated fire systems and equipment.
  • Follow site emergency and evacuation plans.
  • Respond to various emergencies using a guide.
  • Communicate and evacuate as per standards.

Delivery Information

Duration and format: 60 minutes – online eLearning module
Essential for: Direct Support Workers and other staff who work in group homes, residential facilities, supported employment, and day programs.
NDIS Practice Standards tags: Provider Governance and Operational Management Risk Management Emergency and Disaster Management Specialist Disability Accommodation Module Service Agreements with Participants
Appropriate services: Specialised Accommodation including Respite, Group or Shared Living, Aged Care Residential, Transitional and Emergency Housing Settings Community Engagement Programs including group activities, day programs, and community access Supported Employment
Suggested refresher schedule: Every 12 months (annually)

Why choose this course?

Health and Aged Care Facility owners and managers have a crucial responsibility to ensure that their facilities are fully compliant with safety and emergency planning regulations to guarantee a high level of safety for staff, residents, and visitors. This includes not only fire safety but also preparedness for a range of other emergencies such as medical emergencies, bomb threats, infrastructure failures, and other internal crises. This course is recommended for all workers providing care services and those with Emergency Control Team obligations within an office environment. The course complies with Australian Standards AS 3745 - 2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities and AS 4083 - 2010 Planning for Emergencies - Health Care Facilities.

What content does the course cover?

This course covers the requirements under WHS Regulation 2011 and includes:

  • Be prepared for any foreseeable emergencies.
  • Minimise any adverse impact on the safety or health of people and their environment in a fire emergency.
  • Learn how to identify and use equipment within your workplace.
  • Familiarisation with automated fire systems and equipment
  • Site emergency and evacuation plans
  • Explore what to do in the event of other emergencies using a colour coded Emergency Response Guide.
  • Evacuation and communications of emergencies in line with AS 3745 - 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ and AS 4083 - 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies - Health care facilities.’
  • Fire extinguishers choice and use

Course completion requires:

Successful completion of the compulsory quizzes included throughout the learning.


Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a digital certificate of completion

Flexible learning access:

Our learning materials are accessible through two options: directly on our Learner Management system (LMS) or by using our SCORMs, which can be hosted on your organisation's own LMS.

For groups:

We offer our course through a license agreement designed for large groups. This is a cost-effective option, especially when multiple courses are bought together. If you choose to pay for multiple years upfront, you will also get extra discounts.


$49.50 including GST (volume discounts are available upon application)

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact the Learn and Develop Team, submit enquiry/feedback