Qualification details

PUA20110 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing) (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 09/Feb/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA20100 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing) 10/Feb/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUA20112 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)Packaging rules wording reviewed. 16/Aug/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441312 Police Officer 
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 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Police Forces 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Indigenous Community Police Aide 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441312 Police Officer 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 521 Certificate II 09/Feb/2011 
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Modification History

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Description

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Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

In the public safety industry, qualification pathways depend on a range of factors specific to each industry such as organisational/agency structure, promotional structure and rank structure.

Liaison and community policing qualifications have been developed to set agreed minimum standards that should be contextualised within the specifics of each jurisdiction/agency/ organisational policy and procedure.

There are no specified pre-requisites for entry to this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification 

After achieving the PUA20110 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role. Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include to:

  • commence the PUA30110 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)
  • undertake further community/policing related qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA20110 Certificate II in Public Safety  (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA20110 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing) 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 

  • communicate effectively with a wide range of community members such as those with physical/sensory/intellectual impairment and with different cultural backgrounds
  • use active listening skills and questioning techniques to clarify issues
  • use clear, concise language in all communications that is appropriate to client, assignment and organisation's requirements

Teamwork 

  • make contributions to participative arrangements in the workplace within organisational procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies
  • seek peer support when required
  • understand, acknowledge and accurately represent views and opinions of individuals or a group to others where required

Problem solving 

  • identify and arrange for the needs of specific categories of persons in care or custody
  • raise workplace issues with appropriate personnel and make appropriate contribution to resolve issues in accordance with workplace procedures
  • recognise hazards in the work area, rectify where possible and report to designated personnel according to workplace procedures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • minimise workplace risks to self, colleagues and the public
  • optimise the potential safety and security of persons in care or custody
  • raise occupational health and safety issues with designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant occupational health and safety legislation

Planning and organising 

  • employ alternative communications strategies according to organisational procedures to address identified faults and deficiencies in communication
  • participate in initial assessment to identify factors which will impact on public safety and scene preservation
  • plan, implement and where necessary adapt workplace safety responses to situational contexts

Self-management 

  • assess work load and set priorities within allocated timeframes
  • observe confidentiality in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures
  • recognise and manage signs of personal stress and take appropriate action to ensure continued work effectiveness

Learning 

  • access workplace information and seek clarification where necessary
  • identify training and development needs relevant to area of work in conjunction with supervisor and follow up with relevant personnel
  • maintain currency of required licences and certificates

Technology 

  • safely operate and use general issue and emergency operational equipment and safety clothing
  • use and maintain police communications equipment in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and organisational guidelines
  • use information technology effectively

Packaging Rules

Qualification Requirement : 8 units 

All 8 core units 

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

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

Code 

Core Units 

PUACOM001C

Communicate in the workplace

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAOHS001C

Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures

PUAOPE013A

Operate communications systems and equipment

PUAPOLGD001A

Maintain police operational safety

PUAPOLGD005A

Use and maintain police operational equipment

PUAPOLGD007A

Manage persons in care or custody

PUATEA004D

Work effectively in a public safety organisation

NOTES 

Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12 .

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