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Qualification details

AVI30519 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crew Officer) (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AVI30216 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman) 12/Aug/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 13/Aug/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AVIE0003 - Operate aeronautical radioOperate aeronautical radioElective
AVIE0006 - Maintain aircraft radio communicationsMaintain aircraft radio communicationsElective
AVIF0023 - Apply aircraft safety proceduresApply aircraft safety proceduresCore
AVIF0026 - Implement aviation risk management processesImplement aviation risk management processesElective
AVIF0035 - Manage human factors in aviation operationsManage human factors in aviation operationsElective
AVIF0038 - Undertake aircraft underwater escape and survivalUndertake aircraft underwater escape and survivalCore
AVIF0039 - Utilise emergency breathing systemUtilise emergency breathing systemElective
AVIF0040 - Employ fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplaceEmploy fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplaceCore
AVIF0041 - Maintain the safety of people and aircraftMaintain the safety of people and aircraftCore
AVIF0042 - Respond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraftRespond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraftCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Aviation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Emergency Response Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 07/Nov/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 07/Nov/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 13/Aug/2019 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the AVI Aviation Training Package.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency rescue crew duties in support of aviation operations.

Rescue crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge within rotary wing operational environments.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as flight crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Orders.

Rescue crew seeking authorisation as non-licensed personnel should check these requirements with CASA.

Occupations may include :

  • Helicopter Crew Officer
  • Rescue Crew Officer (RCO)
  • Aviation Rescue Crew officer
  • Down the Wire Crew officer
  • Police, paramedics and other emergency service personnel

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

A total of 13 units of competency  comprising:

8 core units  listed below plus 

1 unit  selected from Group A  - Rescue operations; plus 

1 unit  selected from Group B  - Search support functions; plus 

remaining elective units to be selected from anywhere in this qualification.

Up to 2 elective units  may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course. The elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification. Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

The following imported unit has a prerequisite unit:

  • PUAFIR211 Undertake hover-exit operations from helicopter

Core units 

AVIF0023

Apply aircraft safety procedures

AVIF0038

Undertake aircraft underwater escape and survival

AVIF0040

Employ fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplace

AVIF0041

Maintain the safety of people and aircraft

AVIF0042

Respond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraft

AVIW0025

Complete aircraft and flight equipment pre- and post-flight actions

AVIZ0003

Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace

PUAFIR209

Work safely around aircraft

Elective units 

Group A - Rescue Operations 

AVIW0013

Be airborne extracted by suspended rope

AVIW0014

Be airborne extracted using suspended extraction equipment

AVIW0015

Fast rope from a helicopter

AVIW0016

Rappel from a helicopter

AVIW0024

Perform down the wire duties

AVIW0003

Undertake helicopter aquatic rescue and recovery

Group B - Search support functions 

AVIW0026

Conduct night vision imaging system operations

AVIW0027

Deliver pyrotechnics and handheld stores

HLTAID007

Provide advanced resuscitation

PUAAMS002

Search as a member of an air search team

General elective units 

AVIE0003

Operate aeronautical radio

AVIE0006

Maintain aircraft radio communications

AVIF0026

Implement aviation risk management processes

AVIF0035

Manage human factors in aviation operations

AVIF0039

Utilise emergency breathing system

AVIF0044

Marshal aircraft

AVIW0020

Refuel aircraft

AVIW0030

Manage aircraft sensor systems

AVIY0040

Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

AVIY0051

Conduct helicopter landing site and unprepared helicopter landing site operations

AVIY0065

Conduct external load-lift operations

AVIY0066

Conduct hoisting operations

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

PUAFIR211

Undertake hover-exit operations from helicopter

∟ PUAFIR209 Work safely around aircraft

TLIA1001

Secure cargo

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

TLIO1002

Follow security procedures when working with passengers and personnel

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces but is not  equivalent to AVI30216 Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman).

Links

AVI Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide available on VET Net: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=4725260a-0af3-4daf-912b-ef1c2f3e5816