Information about the course:

This course is a skills set made up of individual units.

Individual Units:

Target Audience:

Successful completion of this skill set meets the minimum requirements to be qualified and act as a Fire Safety Officer (NSW Healthcare Policy Directive PD2010_024).


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Award Issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:

  • PUAWER001B Idenitfy, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
  • PUAWER002B Ensure workplace prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
  • PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

Course Duration:

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



The Centre offers a range of first aid training courses for both workplace and community members. Many of these courses are offered as both public courses at the Centre's training rooms at St Marys and as a private course conducted at your premises or for your staff at  our Centre.

Courses available include

  • CPR
  • First aid
  • First aid for child care workers
  • Asthma & Anaphylaxis
  • Advanced first aid
  • Advanced resusciation

General information about our courses is detailed below but if you have a particular need contact Debra on 9833 7500 to discuss this.

The Centre offers training for both Health & Safety Representives (HSR) and for Work Health & Safety Committees.

Details regarding the training are below. Public and private courses are available for HSR training while Committee training is conducted as a private course tailored to your organisation's needs.

The Return to Work (RTW) Coordinator training course is held over 2 days and will provide your Return to Work Coordinator with the skills they need to perform their role effectively.

A return to work coordinator is a worker nominated by an employer (or a contractor engaged specifically for the role), whose principal purpose is to assist injured workers to return to work in a safe and durable manner. Under workers compensation law, Category 1 employers (ie. employers whose basic tariff premium exceeds $50,000, as well as self insurers, and employers who are insured by a specialised insurer and who employ more than 20 workers) must have a return to work coordinator.

The Return toThe Return to Work Coordinator must hold a WorkCover certificate certifying attendance at the WorkCover accredited two-day course ‘Introduction to return to work coordination'.

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