Manage an emergency control organisation (Webinar)


Provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to manage an emergency control organisation (ECO). This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010 and applies to employees in the workplace within all industries.


This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required by a member of an Emergency Planning Committee to document and maintain a facility emergency plan, to establish and maintain an emergency control organisation, and to operate in accordance with the facility’s emergency plan. It includes initiating emergency response planning, ensuring an emergency control organisation is in place, providing for initiation and control of an initial emergency response, providing for post-initial response activities, planning and implementing emergency control training and providing support in the post-response and/or recovery phase.


This course is delivered over 4 hours, including assessment.

Units of competency

Elective Units

  • PUAFER007 – Manage an emergency control organisation

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this unit stipulated in the Training Package however participants must be over eighteen(18) years of age and have the ability to:

  • work independently
  • access and interpret information relevant to a range of typical emergencies that may occur in the facility or workplace
  • access and apply hazard controls
  • be able to communicate clearly in English (or Learning Needs support Services Referral provided)
  • be able to correctly interpret emergency procedure plans, work permits, and work procedures when dealing with an emergency or potential hazard

No student will be permitted to undertake the course if they are under the influence of alcohol, an illegal/illicit substance, or impaired by a prescribed medication and other impairments such as fatigue, mental health issue, or stress.

Assessment requirement

Skills must be demonstrated working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge. Simulated assessment environments will include simulated real-life working environments where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.

Delivery mode

Webinar face-to-face learning will be performed via the internet using Zoom software. The sessions will be led by an experienced trainer encompassing the same principles as a face-to-face delivery with role-play video-based practical assessments recorded in real-time. The course will be delivered using a blended delivery approach and will consist of:

Materials or equipment required

We will provide all relevant training equipment and materials to undertake this unit of competency.

Additional information

Your certificate does not have an expiry date, however, industry standards recommend retraining every 3 year.

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