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.
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The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit PMAWHS511 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.
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.
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.