Qualification details

PUA60513 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 02/May/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced13/Mar/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA60501 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)New units added. Pre-requisites updated. Imported units updated. 12/Mar/2013

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
BSBINN502A - Build and sustain an innovative work environmentBuild and sustain an innovative work environment Elective
BSBMGT502B - Manage people performanceManage people performance Elective
PUACOM004B - Manage organisational communication strategiesManage organisational communication strategies Elective
PUACOM010B - Promote the organisation's mission and servicesPromote the organisation's mission and services Core
PUAFIR601B - Develop and administer agency policy, procedures and practicesDevelop and administer agency policy, procedures and practices Elective
PUAFIR602B - Manage the implementation of community safety strategiesManage the implementation of community safety strategies Elective
PUAMAN001B - Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilitiesManage the organisation's public safety responsibilities Core
PUAMAN003B - Manage human resourcesManage human resources Core
PUAMAN007B - Manage financial resourcesManage financial resources Core
PUAOHS004B - Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety systemEstablish and maintain the occupational health and safety system Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 139112 Commissioned Fire Officer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3995-11 Senior Fire Fighter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 139112 Commissioned Fire Officer 03/Oct/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3995-11 Senior Fire Fighter 03/Oct/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 03/Oct/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 13/Mar/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

PUA12 V2.1

Editorial changes.

1

PUA12 V2

Primary release on TGA.

Description

Not applicable.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at this qualification level, such as:

  • after achieving the PUA50513 Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)

Pathways from the qualification 

After achieving the PUA60513 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role.

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 PUA60513 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) 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 

  • impart the organisation’s message accurately and in a clear, concise and confident manner to gain stakeholder understanding and commitment
  • manage grievances and complaints in line with organisational procedures
  • negotiate strategies and tactics
  • obtain feedback from other organisations and governments to inform and improve service delivery
  • recognise and communicate achievements within the organisation

Teamwork 

  • establish and agree upon team goals to achieve work tasks
  • lead and motivate people
  • recognise and convey to team members, the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders

Problem solving 

  • assess the nature, extent and potential of the emergency
  • establish problem solving/issue resolution procedures within legislative requirements and organisational guidelines
  • keep expenditure within budget, identifying any potential over-runs and renegotiating the budget accordingly
  • prepare cost-benefit analyses for major cost items in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
  • use analytical tools and processes
  • use decision making techniques

Initiative and enterprise 

  • encourage initiative and innovation
  • establish formal and informal networks at the local, regional and national levels to support ongoing and future liaison and collaboration
  • promote the organisation through media, government and the community in a positive and constructive manner, in line with organisational procedures

Planning and organising 

  • allocate financial resources as agreed to in the operational plan and the budget negotiation process (as appropriate)
  • analyse implications of major shifts in proposed or actual budget expenditures
  • determine or review human resource needs within the anticipated operational needs and allocated budget
  • develop a strategic plan for risk management
  • establish an appropriate control structure in accordance with approved operating procedures
  • identify organisational capabilities to manage risk
  • make selections, transfers and promotions in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

Self -management 

  • conduct dealings with stakeholders in line with organisational procedures
  • demonstrate consistency between instructions and action in self and others
  • provide advice confidentially on matters sensitive to governments and the organisation, in line with privacy and confidentiality legislation and guidelines

Learning 

  • address performance problems confidentially and in a constructive and timely manner, in line with relevant organisational procedures
  • take into account the capabilities of people and teams

Technology 

  • establish communication systems and procedures
  • operate computer-based tools to produce financial reports
  • use a range of information technology devices in accordance with organisational procedures
  • use information management systems in accordance with organisational procedures

Packaging Rules

11 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 4 core units
  • 7 elective units

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units from the lists below.

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

At least 1 elective unit must be chosen from Group A.

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

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.

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

Code 

Core Units 

PUACOM010B

Promote the organisation’s mission and services

∟ PUACOM007B Liaise with other organisations (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUACOM005B Foster a positive organisational image in the community (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUATEA004D Work effectively in a public safety organisation (Fire sector specific)

PUAMAN001B

Manage the organisation’s public safety responsibilities

PUAMAN003B

Manage human resources

∟ PUAFIR503B Coordinate human resource management activities (Fire sector specific)

PUAMAN007B

Manage financial resources

∟ PUAFIR505B Administer cost centre’s financial resources (Fire sector specific)

Elective Units Group A 

For application in the fire and land management agencies PUAOPE019A Control a Level 3 incident is required.

For application in Air services PUAOPE024A Manage operations for a Level 3 incident is required.

PUAOPE019A

Control a Level 3 incident

∟ PUAOPE018A Control a Level 2 incident (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAOPE012A Control a Level 1 incident (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire (Fire sector specific)

∟ HLTFA311A Apply first aid

∟ PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire

∟ PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

∟ PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

OR

∟ PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

∟ PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

PUAOPE024A

Manage operations for a Level 3 incident

∟ PUAOPE023A Manage operations for a level 2 incident (Fire Sector specific)

∟ PUAOPE015A Conduct briefing and debriefings (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAOPE016A Manage a multi-team sector (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire (Fire sector specific)

∟ HLTFA311A Apply first aid

∟ PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire

∟ PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

∟ PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

OR

∟ PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire (Fire sector specific)

∟ PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

∟ PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

Elective Units Group B 

PUACOM004B

Manage organisational communication strategies

PUAFIR601B

Develop and administer agency policy, procedures and practices

∟ PUAFIR504B Assist with the formulation and implementation of plans and policies

PUAFIR602B

Manage the implementation of community safety strategies

∟ PUAFIR509B Implement prevention strategies

PUAOHS004B

Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety system

PUAOPE017A

Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident

PUAOPE026A

Provide strategic safety advice at an incident

PUAPOLMG007A

Contribute to policy formulation and revision

PUAPRS20529B

Manage marketing requirements

BSBINN502A

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBMGT502B

Manage people performance

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