Harness offers a unique one-day Fire Team Leader training course that combines key fire training and related courses to cover all the skills and knowledge required to control emergencies and critical situations and coordinate responses in the resources and infrastructure industries.

Specifically, the Fire Training Team Leader Course applies to those who work in supervisory roles and successful participants will be awarded 3 Units of Competency in emergency, critical, first response situations as well as operating Breathing Apparatus.

Some of the training course elements are also available as stand alone courses with a weekly public schedule – see the links to those courses on this page. This course combination is provided for groups on demand. Please use the enquiry form to enquire about this course for your team.

Course Dates

  • UOC: RIIERR405 - Control Emergencies and Critical Situations | MSMWHS212 - Undertake First Response to Fire Incidents | MSMWHS216 - Operate Breathing Apparatus
  • Cost: From $395
  • Duration: 1 Day

Book in for Fire Training – Fire Team Leader Training. Or Request Group Booking Discount for Delivery Onsite or at one of our Training Facilities: Brisbane, Chinchilla, Toowoomba

Use the Form on this page to request a booking for yourself or for a group discount course for your team


Course Details



From $395



1 Day



2 yrs

Delivery Methods

Delivery Methods

  • Classroom
  • In-person
  • Groups
Unit Of Competency

Unit Of Competency

RIIERR405 - Control Emergencies and Critical Situations | MSMWHS212 - Undertake First Response to Fire Incidents | MSMWHS216 - Operate Breathing Apparatus

The focus of the course is the combination of three relevant units of competencies in fire emergency responses and controlling emergency situations until emergency services experts are available.

If you conduct activities in a setting where elevated risks could cause a fire event then this course is something to consider for your team leaders, supervisors or critical response teams.  We have created this Fire Training course with significant industry input and it is a key training tool for clients in these medium to high risk industries – particularly if you are in a regional or remote location. Course content topics is provided below.

Throughout the Harness course our trainers will cover off the below operations ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both practical and theoretical elements. What will you learn as a Fire Team Leader?

Plan and prepare to control emergencies and critical situations
  • Access, interpret, and apply emergency and critical situation documentation
  • Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm written and oral work instructions
  • Identify and assess potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures
  • Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities
  • Communicate and coordinate activities with others
Control critical situations
  • Identify developing, emerging and existing critical situations and take appropriate action
  • Locate and activate alarms
  • Control and minimise the situation
Coordinate response to emergencies
  • Communicate information and instructions clearly, concisely and accurately in a suitable format for needs of personnel
  • Obtain, clarify and apply advice received from emergency personnel
  • Interpret and apply advice to required emergency procedures
  • Take immediate action to make situation safe and minimise risks
  • Process required written reports and records according to workplace policies and procedures

If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a certificate which indicates the Statement of Attainments as recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This is a nationally recognised certification. The Statement is issued by us, Harness Energy (RTO 40521).

The Fire Training Fire Team Leader  ‘Statement of attainment’ is for the Nationally Accredited Units of Competency:

  • RIIERR405 – Control Emergencies and critical situations
  • MSMWHS212 – Undertake first response to fire incidents
  • MSMWHS216 – Operate breathing apparatus

The Certificate is usually needed as evidence for your employer for safety and compliance requirements.

Course Requirements

No Course Pre-requisities apply. Please wear PPE appropriate to a course involving real fire. Also review the important requirements applicable to all courses.

Additional Infomation

Roles & Industries

  • Site Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • First responders in an emergency
  • Maintenance operators
  • Those in roles subject to Major Hazard Facilities Legislation
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemical, plastics and rubber related
  • Construction civil & residential
  • Warehousing Logistics & Transportation
  • Those involved in work involving high heat or heat related risks
  • Incident response teams
  • Maintenance of pipes, factory production parts
  • Remote operations where emergency services may take more time to arrive

Enquiry | Group Discounts

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Combine To Save!

Working At Heights + Rescue

  • PUAFIR210 – Prevent injury
  • PUASAR022 – Participate in a Rescue Operation
  • RIWHS204E – Work safely at heights
  • PUAEME001 – Provide emergency care