Lead Emergency Team

Lead an Emergency Response Team

The purpose of ERGT’s Lead Emergency Teams (LET) course is to train and assess individuals who are required to assess the emergency and determine and coordinate responses, including rescue of personnel at risk, and containment of the emergency. This course will provide them with the skills and knowledge required to lead and coordinate an emergency team, including deployment of resources at the scene of an emergency.

The individuals attending this course would be normally nominated to assume the responsibility of emergency team leader.

Learning Outcomes

The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit PMAWHS311 Lead Emergency teams are:

  • Assess the nature and extent of the emergency
  • Effect rescue of personnel at risk
  • Confine the spread of emergency

ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver this course in the time frame specified, trainees are required to come to the course with a specific range of skills and knowledge. Evidence of these must be verified prior to course commencement. ERGT requires evidence of the following Nationally Recognised Training in order to undertake this course:
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Table A-VI/1-2) or
PMAWHS213 Undertake fire control and emergency rescue (or equivalent) and
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus (or equivalent)

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
Trainees should be current members of an existing Emergency Response team who practice the skills and knowledge delivered in the required certification/s (listed above).

Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.

Additional Requirements
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.

Please read AS/NZS 1715 Appendix B: Facial Seal of Respirators. You will not be able to meet competency if you do not comply with the requirements of the standard. Please contact ERGT if you require further clarification.

Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions, as well as practical demonstrations and exercises within a simulated workplace environment using
specialised equipment. Trainees will be assessed through direct observation of practical exercises demonstrating set criteria.

Skills Maintenance
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.

Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.

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Certifications

Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:

PMAWHS311 Lead emergency teams

Also Known as

Emergency Team Leader LET

Common Occupations

Emergency Response Team Leader, Emergency Response Team Member, Maintenance Team Member, Operations Team Member, Supervisor, Operations Team Leader, Maintenance Team Leader

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