It is a legislative demand for all fire safety officers to refresh the fire safety adviser training every 3 years. This refresher course has been made essential by the Queensland Building Fire and Safety Regulation 2008.
ASLS (Australian Safety and Learning Systems) is a fire safety consultancy that offers a single day recertification for all the candidates who have completed the above mentioned course and further wish to become recertified in order to continue services as Fire Safety Adviser. This single day recertification course can be entered upon from the first day of ASLS’s public course program.
Fire safety Queensland company ASLS offers high quality training at affordable rates to candidates. The fee is $ 350 per person for the single day Fire Safety Adviser Recertification public course at Brendale, ASLS.
The enrolling candidates would have to supply the following essential documents on the first day of the fire training course:
1. Certified copy and original document of participant’s Statement of Attainment for the eight units of capability which comprise the Fire Safety Adviser course. The Statement of Attainment certificate must belong to the validity period of three years from the issue date.
2. Written proof, preferably a letter from participant’s employer reassuring that the candidate is in service as a Fire Safety Adviser in their organization
3. Fire program, diagrams, signs and evacuation plans.
A Fire Safety Adviser (FSA) is needed in all ‘high occupancy buildings’ mentioned in the Queensland Building Fire and Safety Regulation 2008. ‘High occupancy building’ has been described as:
· Building having 30 or more employees
· Class 2 or class 3 building that is more than 25m in height
· Risky premises
· Class 4 building
Fire Safety Adviser Recertification course benefits:
· Arms the participants with necessary knowledge, information and skills to cope with emergency fire situations and to execute fire prevention plans deftly
· Imparts knowledge, skill and information needed to perform duties as a Fire Safety Adviser (FSA), as per the Queensland Building Fire and Safety Regulation 2008, taking into consideration the latest changes in the legislation
· Instructing the candidates about various concepts of fire safety in buildings
· Learning about methods to use fire fighting equipments, fire safety maintenance and installations, utilizing alternative resources etc
· Learning about emergency planning and EEP or Emergency Evacuation Plan
· Strategies for risk management
Fire Safety Adviser recertification course involves re-examination of the following units of capabilities:
1. Identifying, reporting and preventing workplace emergencies
2. Execution of emergency procedures and systems
3. Maintenance and monitoring of emergency equipments
4. Response towards emergency situations
5. Functioning as part of a team and operating as part of a risk prevention organization
6. Leading a risk control organization during emergency
7. Management of an emergency control group etc
To perform the duties well, the Fire Safety Advisers should be able to:
· Write reports, make documents, diagrams, charts etc
· Read and understand a wide range of e-documents and printed documents
· Use computers for emails, research, writing and communication