Combined Safety Services

CSS is a Registered Training Organisation located in Newcastle that prioritizes customer service and flexibility. They have collaborated with local industries to develop the Control Workplace Emergencies course. This course is designed to be easy to comprehend and engaging for students while meeting the rapidly changing industry requirements. It is a combination of Nationally Accredited Units of Competency.

The Control Workplace Emergencies course aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to make critical decisions regarding the safety of occupants during a facility emergency. It also aims to prepare them to instruct others on the priority order for responding to an emergency incident in the workplace.

Participants can choose to enrol in one or more units of competency offered by the course. It is important to note that participants who enrol in the Chief Warden unit MUST complete the Warden unit PUAFER005 'Operate as part of an emergency control organization' as a prerequisite to this course.

The program aims to develop individuals' ability to carry out various roles in an emergency control organization, such as preparing facility emergency procedures, reporting potential emergencies, evaluating the need for evacuation, preparing for evacuation, and assisting those who require help per the facility emergency procedures. The course also emphasizes promoting fire safety awareness and providing basic fire training to reduce the risk of fire.

Chief Warden course participants will learn how to lead the preparation of facility emergency response procedures, command, control, and coordinate facility emergency responses, and conclude facility emergency incidents. They may also act as primary liaisons with emergency services after their arrival.

The knowledge and skills gained from completing this program can be applied across all industries

Course Outlines

Warden First Attack Firefighting Chief Warden

- Undertake pre-emergency     planning

- Act appropriately during an    emergency

- Assist with post-emergency activities

- Basic WHS and emergency procedures

- Select the correct portable firefighting equipment

- Demonstrate the use of portable fire extinguishers, hose reels, and fire blanket

- Prepare for an emergency

- Take appropriate actions during an emergency

- Conclude emergency activities


Participants will be assessed via written and practical assessments. Those individuals with literacy/numeracy difficulties or physical conditions should speak with the Trainer or office staff to discuss alternative assessment approaches. Participants will be required to undertake physical activity to meet all the assessment criteria to a satisfactory level.


On successful completion, each participant will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing the completed units of competency.

Frequency of Training

Public sessions for this training are held monthly at 37 Crescent Road Waratah NSW 2298. Private sessions can be held for groups of 6 or more.

How to Enrol

To make a booking in one of our upcoming public courses, please refer to the training calendar located on our website. Our existing schedule can be also be viewed and enrolment forms downloaded from HERE.

Links to each document will appear on your screen; simply use your cursor to select, complete and save the document to your desktop.

Once this form is returned to us, we will send individual participants a link via email to complete their enrolment online. 

All enrolment documentation should be returned to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alternatively, you may contact our training staff directly on 02-4960 9655 to request the appropriate forms.

Onsite Training

We can conduct this training at your facility under the following requirements:

Minimum of six (6) participants Maximum of ten [10] participants
Suitable Room for Theory Component Suitable Isolated Area for Fire Extinguisher Training
Note: Travel expenses will be incurred for training held outside of the Newcastle area


Course Information

Enrolment & Payment Form

Participant Information Form