Qualification details

PUA41012 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership) (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA41004 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)Packaging rules wording reviewed. Units updated. Elective groupings changed. 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
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectiveness Elective
PUAAMS007B - Coordinate search and rescue operationsCoordinate search and rescue operations Elective
PUACOM001C - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Core
PUACOM002B - Provide services to clientsProvide services to clients Elective
PUACOM003B - Manage informationManage information Core
PUACOM005B - Foster a positive organisational image in the communityFoster a positive organisational image in the community Core
PUACOM008B - Develop and organise public safety awareness programsDevelop and organise public safety awareness programs Elective
PUACOM012B - Liaise with media at a local levelLiaise with media at a local level Elective
PUACOM013B - Administer a local public safety groupAdminister a local public safety group Elective
PUAEMR008B - Contribute to an emergency risk management processContribute to an emergency risk management process Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3291-11 Office Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3291-11 Office Manager 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 17/Aug/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

PUA12 V2.1

Imported units updated.

1

PUA12 v1

New release of existing qualification from PUA00 v8.1: PUA41004. Packaging rules wording revised, imported units updated, elective groupings changed. Equivalent.

Description

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Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA41012 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership) 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.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Communication 

  • advise and involve the community in public safety activities, presentations at community group gatherings, special interest forums, other organisation forums, community events and festivals
  • explain and promote the organisation's activities
  • participate in conferences
  • represent the organisation's position on particular issues in a way which acknowledges community concerns and promotes community awareness
  • write reports

Teamwork 

  • allocate resources, which may include considering urgency, cost effectiveness, accessibility, maintenance demands, availability and deployment time
  • collect timely information that is relevant to the needs of individuals/teams
  • determine the information needs of individuals/teams and identify the sources
  • gather and disseminate information to appropriate personnel within the specified timeframe

Problem solving 

  • allocate resources to facilitate required outcomes
  • analyse feedback and cooperation with community groups
  • analyse, which may include problem solving
  • brief and debrief content and format, which may include problem based approaches
  • provide advice that takes into account type of risk, locality, and protection of life, property and the environment
  • review activity against the policies, practices and training of the organisation to identify any discrepancies
  • review information held by the organisation to determine suitability and accessibility

Initiative and enterprise 

  • identify and act upon briefing and debriefing follow-up actions in a timely manner
  • prepare plans to obtain information which is not available or accessible within the organisation
  • report the results of information gathering, analysis and synthesis so they can be input to policy development and organisation's decision making
  • select an appropriate location for the brief/debrief

Planning and organising 

  • conduct inspections to provide for relevant information for pre-incident planning
  • evaluate resource usage against targets and organisational standards
  • gather, analyse, synthesise and report information within specified timeframes and to the standard defined by the organisation
  • monitor resource usage
  • plan and prepare a briefing/debriefing in accordance with organisation's policy and procedures
  • report the results of information gathering, analysis and synthesis so they can be input to policy development and organisation's decision making
  • store equipment stock and supplies in accordance with organisation's policy and procedures

Self-management 

  • analyse needs
  • manage and store equipment stock and supplies in accordance with organisation's policy and procedures
  • provide leadership to individuals and teams
  • voice personal view to the review process

Learning 

  • learn about legislative requirements relevant to emergency management
  • learn about organisation's policies
  • learn about organisation's procedures for activity debriefing
  • learn about practices and training processes in relation to activity
  • learn about reporting procedures of the organisation
  • learn about techniques for the prioritisation and evaluation of public safety risk management systems
  • maintain records of resource allocation and usage in accordance with relevant legislation and organisational guidelines
  • support and participate in development activities

Technology 

  • ensure that computer-based tools are used to produce resource reports
  • use basic statistical information
  • use communication channels
  • use information technology effectively
  • use management information systems that may include computers
  • use management information systems to store and retrieve data for decision making
  • use market trends
  • use records management systems, registries and file records

Packaging Rules

13 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 5 core units
  • 8 elective units

Choose 1 elective unit from the Group A list below.

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units from the Group B list below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the Group B elective list below or elsewhere within this training package, or another 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 

PUACOM001C

Communicate in the workplace

PUACOM003B

Manage information

PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUAMAN002B

Administer work group resources

PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings

Code 

Elective Units 

Group A 

PUATEA003B

Lead, manage and develop teams

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

Code 

Elective Units 

Group B 

PUAAMS007B

Coordinate search and rescue operations

PUACOM002B

Provide services to clients

PUACOM008B

Develop and organise public safety awareness programs

PUACOM012B

Liaise with media at a local level

PUACOM013B

Administer a local public safety group

PUAEMR008B

Contribute to an emergency risk management process

PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

∟ PUAEMR027 Assess operational risk

PUAEMR029

Plan and implement a treatment measure

PUAEMR030

Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises

PUAEMR031

Design emergency management exercises

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUALAW002B

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUALAW003B

Give evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting

PUAMAN007B

Manage financial resources

PUAMAN008B

Manage physical resources

PUAPRO001B

Promote a learning environment in the workplace

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

PUAVEH001B

Drive vehicles under operational conditions

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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