Qualification details

PUA60612 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Management) (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:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA60604 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Management)Packaging rules wording reviewed. Units 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
BSBMGT401A - Show leadership in the workplaceShow leadership in the workplace Elective
LGAPLEM404A - Prepare and present geographic information systems dataPrepare and present geographic information systems data Elective
PUAAMS008B - Manage search and rescue operationsManage search and rescue operations Core
PUACOM009B - Manage media requirements at major incidentManage media requirements at major incident Elective
PUACOM012B - Liaise with media at a local levelLiaise with media at a local level Elective
PUAEMR026 - Treat operational riskTreat operational risk Core
PUAEMR030 - Manage and evaluate emergency management exercisesManage and evaluate emergency management exercises Elective
PUAEMR031 - Design emergency management exercisesDesign emergency management exercises Elective
PUALAW004B - Represent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial settingRepresent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting Elective
PUAMAN001B - Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilitiesManage the organisation's public safety responsibilities Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 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: PUA60604. 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 PUA60612 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - 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.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Communication 

  • ensure the content of a report is accurate and written in a concise and logical manner in accordance with organisational requirements
  • have knowledge of the communications systems available within the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC)
  • identify communications systems as appropriate to the situation and strategy
  • manage control systems ensuring human, physical, fiscal and communication systems are identified, allocated and deployed in accordance with the control structure
  • manage records to ensure quality and attention to detail in accordance with policies and procedures
  • prepare briefings, which may include providing information to team members; members of the public; external search and rescue authorities; manager operations; Australian Maritime Safety Authority public relations personnel; media
  • provide briefings to the appropriate people in accordance with operational procedures
  • use effective communication and consultation with a range of individuals by a range of means including fax; write reports

Teamwork 

  • allocate tasks to team members commensurate with their roles in the team and level of competence
  • brief team members on their roles and responsibilities and of the way the team will operate
  • ensure that goals are unambiguous and take into account the capabilities of people and teams
  • inform team members of the scenario and strategy, determined from outcome of review of all information and resource requirements
  • receive feedback from team members and relay this to others in accordance with operational policies and procedures
  • understand occupational health and safety requirements
  • understand team members' capabilities
  • use knowledge of coaching and team building concepts
  • use problem solving skills for a defined range of problems

Problem solving 

  • analyse staffing levels which clearly demonstrate returns to the organisation
  • establish problem solving/issue resolution procedures within legislative requirements and organisation's guidelines
  • evaluate and review strategy as determined by the input of all information and review of available resources
  • monitor resources to determine changing requirements in accordance with operational procedures
  • use problem solving skills for a defined range of problems

Initiative and enterprise 

  • create a workplace environment which facilitates training, education and development
  • develop contingency plans for staffing which meet key provisions of the human resources plan
  • provide guidance to and seek support from authorities and agencies in accordance with requirement
  • recognise and encourage initiative and innovation

Planning and organising 

  • compare calculated level of risk to the established risk evaluation criteria and as determined to be acceptable or unacceptable in consultation with the supervisor
  • compare existing competencies of staff with the needs of the work group
  • determine and review human resource needs within the anticipated operational needs and allocated budget
  • develop search and rescue strategy based on all information available
  • ensure that the total performance development system identifies and proposes strategies to rectify performance shortfalls and recognise success
  • establish control in accordance with designated responsibility/authority
  • identify required resources in accordance with the strategy based on all available information
  • identify search and rescue parameters based on information available

Self-management 

  • apply knowledge of current principles and practices to conduct an activity which exercises elements of public safety management
  • apply knowledge and understanding of occupational health and safety requirements
  • demonstrate consistency between instructions and action in self and others
  • develop search and rescue strategies based on information available
  • display personal and professional integrity in working relationships
  • follow instructions/directives and reporting information
  • voice personal view to the review process

Learning 

  • contribute effectively with coaching and mentoring to the training, education and development of personnel in an environment of change
  • learn about the communications systems available within the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC)
  • learn about the technical maintenance state of search and rescue resources
  • learn about training and education principles; training need analysis; training, education and development plans as included as part of individual/team performance plans
  • participate in individual/team training, education and development opportunities

Technology 

  • designate appropriate modes and channels of communication, radio communications, data transfer, telecommunications
  • operate databases
  • use a range of information technology devices including computers, radio frequency devices, electronic data exchange systems etc.
  • use communication systems, which may involve designation of appropriate modes and channels of communication
  • use specialist search and rescue information systems, which may include communications systems; COSPAS-SARSAT and similar satellite systems; the Australian Ship Reporting System (AUSREP); the Great Barrier Reef Reporting (REEFREP) and similar systems

Packaging Rules

12 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 6 core units
  • 6 elective units

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

Choose the remaining 2 units from either the Group A and/or B lists below, or elsewhere within this training package, or another endorsed training package, or accredited course.

Only 1 elective unit may be chosen from the Group A elective list.

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.

Code 

Core Units 

PUAAMS008B

Manage search and rescue operations

PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

∟ PUAEMR027 Assess operational risk

PUAMAN003B

Manage human resources

PUAOPE006B

Control multi-agency emergency situations

PUAPOL033B

Manage intelligence information processes

PUATEA003B

Lead, manage and develop teams

Code 

Elective Units 

Group A 

PUAOPE014A

Navigate to an incident

TDMMH807B

Plan and navigate an offshore passage within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5

LGAPLEM404A

Prepare and present geographic information systems data

Code 

Elective Units 

Group B 

PUACOM009B

Manage media requirements at major incident

PUACOM012B

Liaise with media at a local level

PUAEMR030

Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises

PUAEMR031

Design emergency management exercises

PUALAW004B

Represent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting

PUAMAN001B

Manage the organisation’s public safety responsibilities

PUAMAN006B

Manage and facilitate change

PUAOHS003B

Implement and monitor the organisation’s occupational health and safety policies and programs

PUAOPE007B

Command agency personnel within a multi-agency emergency response

PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUAOPE016A

Manage a multi-team sector

PUAPOLMG007A

Contribute to policy formulation and revision

BSBMGT401A

Show leadership in the workplace

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