Qualification details

PUA30412 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue) (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 02/May/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced13/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced28/Aug/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced17/Aug/2012

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA30410 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)Packaging rules wording reviewed. Unit updated. 16/Aug/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
FPICOT2239A - Trim and cut felled treesTrim and cut felled trees Elective
FPIFGM3212 - Fall trees manually (intermediate)Fall trees manually (intermediate) Elective
FPIFGM3213 - Fall trees manually (advanced)Fall trees manually (advanced) Elective
HLTFA211A - Provide basic emergency life supportProvide basic emergency life support Elective
HLTFA311A - Apply first aidApply first aid Core
HLTFA404C - Apply advanced resuscitation techniquesApply advanced resuscitation techniques Elective
PUAAMS001B - Work in an aviation environmentWork in an aviation environment Elective
PUAAMS002B - Search as a member of an air search teamSearch as a member of an air search team Elective
PUAAMS003B - Conduct stores dropping operationsConduct stores dropping operations Elective
PUACOM002B - Provide services to clientsProvide services to clients Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3911 Police Officers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3911 Police Officers 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 17/Aug/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

3

PUA12 V2.1

Editorial changes.

2

PUA12 V2

Imported units updated

1

PUA12 v1

New release of existing qualification from PUA00 v8.1: PUA30410. Packaging rules wording revised, imported units updated. Equivalent.

Description

Not applicable.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification and pathways from the qualification 

Within the SES sector, pathways into and from qualifications are based on organisational requirements and capabilities, as well as the requirement to meet unit of competency pre-requisites.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA30412 Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue) have been reproduced in the table below.

This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.

Public Safety qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Communication 

  • accurately record details of casualties’ condition, treatment and response to treatment in line with organisation’s procedures
  • communicate with casualties
  • correctly use, interpret, confirm and act upon signalling in a timely manner
  • identify and communicate additional or specific resource requirements
  • immediately report any changes in situation and/or conditions to designated person
  • use protocols
  • write a management plan

Teamwork 

  • contribute to maintaining safety of other work group members
  • establish issues affecting safety of self and other personnel by identifying hazards and assessing risks, and by liaising with others at the scene
  • participate in assessment, which may be as a member of a team or as part of an interagency exercise
  • work with others in a team situation

Problem solving 

  • apply techniques for removing public from scene
  • assess the scene, which may identify hazards
  • identify and communicate additional or specific resource requirements
  • monitor treatment to changes in condition of the casualty and/or environment
  • rectify hazardous situations where possible and report and/or record them according to organisation’s policies and procedures
  • seek expert advice
  • undertake visual inspections, plan reviews, recognise hazard warnings, interview others at scene

Initiative and enterprise 

  • assist work group members in danger in accordance with standard operating procedures, ensuring personal safety is maintained
  • immediately report changes in situation and/or conditions to designated person
  • monitor and assess treatment, and appropriately amend the management plan in response to changes in condition of the casualty and/or environment
  • understand that working environment may be hazardous and unpredictable
  • undertake initial assessment of extent and nature of emergency care required

Packaging Rules

12 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 5 core units
  • 7 elective units

Choose a minimum of 1 elective unit from the Group A list below.

Choose a minimum of 4 elective units from the Group A and/or B lists below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the list below, or elsewhere within this training package, or anther endorsed training package, or accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must be from an equivalent qualification level or higher.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to a unit it is identified by this symbol ∟.

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of units required for the qualification.

Code 

Core Units 

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident scene

PUAOPE013A

Operate communications systems and equipment

PUAOPE014A

Navigate to an incident

HLTFA311A

Apply first aid

Code 

Elective Units 

Group A 

PUASAR024A

Undertake road crash rescue

∟ PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation

∟ HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support

OR

∟PUAEME001B Provide emergency care

And either

∟ PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident

∟ PUAEME001B Provide emergency care

OR

∟ HLTFA311A Apply first aid

PUASAR027A

Undertake land search rescue

PUASAR028A

Undertake rescue from a partial structural collapse

∟ PUASAR023A Participate in an urban search and rescue Category 1

∟ HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support

OR

∟PUAEME001B Provide emergency care

PUASAR032A

Undertake vertical rescue

∟ PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation

∟ HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support

OR

∟PUAEME001B Provide emergency care

PUASES008A

Undertake storm and water damage operations

PUASES009A

Undertake inland floodboat operations

PUASES013A

Undertake storm and water damage operations performed at heights

∟ PUASES008A Undertake storm and water damage operations

PUASES014A

Apply flood and fast moving water safety techniques

∟ HLTFA311A Apply first aid

PUASES015A

Operate over-snow vehicle

PUASES016A

Apply snowcraft skills when performing search operations

PUAVEH001B

Drive vehicles under operational conditions

Group B 

PUAAMS001B

Work in an aviation environment

PUAAMS002B

Search as a member of an air search team

PUAAMS003B

Conduct stores dropping operations

PUACOM002B

Provide services to clients

PUACOM003B

Manage information

PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUAEMR030

Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises

PUAEMR031

Design emergency management exercises

PUALAW002B

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUALAW003B

Give evidence in judicial or quasi-judicial setting

PUAMAN002B

Administer work group resources

PUAOPE012A

Control a Level 1 incident

PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUASES010A

Plan, activate and maintain a communications network

∟ PUAOPE013A Operate communications systems and equipment

PUASES012A

Work as a team member in an emergency operations centre

PUATEA002B

Work autonomously

FPICOT2239A

Trim and cut felled trees

FPIFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FPIFGM3213

Fall trees manually (advanced)

HLTFA404C

Apply advanced resuscitation techniques

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

For the purposes of gaining a qualification the following three units count as one unit*: 

TAEASS401B *

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS301B *

Contribute to assessment

OR

TAEASS402B *

Assess competence

TAEASS403B *

Participate in assessment validation

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