The Fire Safety Adviser Training course prepares personnel with the skills required to act as a fire safety advisor during day to day matters and also during an on-site emergency as required in the Building Fire safety Regulations 2008.

Course Overview

  • Identifying potential workplace emergencies
  • Workplace reporting
  • Responding to the emergency including raising the alarm, Varied workplace emergency responses.
  • Fire principles includes fire triangle, classes of fires
  • Fire extinguisher training (including fire blankets) including types of extinguishers, maintenance and inspection, practical/simulated scenarios and spill kits (optional).
  • The emergency management plan and the roles/responsibilities and identification of the emergency control organisation
  • Fire Safety legislative requirements
  • Develop the emergency management plan
  • Evacuation coordination
  • Emergency Risk Management
  • Training and Auditing
  • Post – evacuation activities
  • Practical evacuation scenarios

Course Duration

2 Day Face to Face course + a post course assessment

1 Day Face to Face Refresher course every 3 Years

Entry & Pre-Requisite Requirements

There are no pre-requisites to this course.
Trainees will require a level of literacy and numeracy to

  • Read and understand legislation
  • Reference and implement workplace procedures
  • Manage Emergency Plan administration


Trainees will be assessed by short answer questions and case study/scenario problems.


Trainees can apply for RPL if they have

  • Formal fire safety qualifications and/or
  • Extensive fire safety experience

Apply for an RPL kit. Fees apply.


This is an accredited training course. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in the following competencies:

  • PUAFER001 Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations
  • PUAFER002 Ensure facility emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • PUAFER003 Manage and monitor facility emergency procedures, equipment and other resources
  • PUAFER004 Respond to Facility Emergencies
  • PUAFER005 Operate as Part of an Emergency Control Organisation
  • PUAFER006 Lead an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER007 Manage an emergency control organisation
  • PUAFER008 Confine Small Workplace Emergencies


The prerequisites for the re-certification for this course are the above competencies. If you completed your FSA qualification with another Registered Training Organisation, you will need to provide an original certified copy of your Statement of Attainment. Re-certification for the FSA is recommended to be completed every 3 years.
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