Qualification details

PUA30112 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing) (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 17/Aug/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by POL31115 - Certificate III in Aboriginal Community PolicingSupersedes PUA30112 Certificate III In Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing). Not equivalent. 18/Oct/2015
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA30110 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)Packaging rules wording reviewed. 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
PUACOM005B - Foster a positive organisational image in the communityFoster a positive organisational image in the community Core
PUAOHS002B - Maintain safety at an incident sceneMaintain safety at an incident scene Core
PUAPOLGD006A - Facilitate effective communication in the policing environmentFacilitate effective communication in the policing environment Core
PUAPOLGD008A - Administer legislation to ensure complianceAdminister legislation to ensure compliance Core
PUAPOLGD010A - Perform police administrative dutiesPerform police administrative duties Core
PUAPOLIM002A - Promote public safety objectives by liaison with a culturally specific communityPromote public safety objectives by liaison with a culturally specific community Core
PUAPOLIM004A - Provide police services in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communityProvide police services in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community Core
PUAPOLIM005A - Provide advanced information concerning an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communityProvide advanced information concerning an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community Core
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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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Police Forces 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Aboriginal Community Police Officer 

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 514 Certificate III 17/Aug/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

1

PUA12 v1

New release of existing qualification from PUA00 v8.1: PUA30110. Packaging rules wording revised, units updated. Equivalent.

Description

Not applicable.

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.

Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

  • achievement of the PUA20112 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)
  • any other relevant experience

Pathways from the qualification 

After achieving the PUA30112 Certificate III 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 PUA40112 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)
  • undertake other community/policing related qualifications

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 PUA30112 Certificate III 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 

  • accurately complete departmental forms and reports complying with organisational requirements regarding completion/currency of maintenance logs, patrol records
  • adopt communication strategies that reflect consideration of cultural, gender, age issues and are in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
  • inform and skill community members to implement prevention and mitigation activities

Teamwork 

  • assist officers from other areas with policing matters including local protocols and identifying appropriate sources of information
  • develop information networks for current and future use
  • work in a team

Problem solving 

  • de-escalate, as far as possible, situational conflict
  • identify options for action that will allow compliance to be achieved at the earliest possible date
  • negotiate/resolve/mediate conflict (negotiation can take place with supervisors, colleagues and members of the public)

Initiative and enterprise 

  • apply professional judgement in issuing licences/regulatory authorisations
  • give advice on current developments with potential policing and public safety implications
  • where necessary, establish protocols that allow community members not culturally permitted to address the member to lodge requests for assistance

Planning and organising 

  • assess, prioritise and execute administrative tasks to ensure effectiveness of operations
  • develop practical action plan as a result of consultation, to achieve compliance
  • notify supervisors of impending events with potential policing or public safety implications

Self-management 

  • maintain control and objectivity at all times in conflict situations
  • maintain water and food intake, rest breaks and shelter requirements
  • manage time to ensure people can access police assistance during duty hours and for emergencies out of duty hours as per organisational policies and guidelines

Learning 

  • learn about by-laws and regulations relating to the preparation of documentation
  • learn about jurisdictional laws, policies and procedures relating to receiving, recording and store money and property are complied with
  • learn about relevant legislation and regulations

Technology 

  • access databases for the purposes of checking applicant details/history
  • accurately operate a computer keyboard
  • use electrically insulated tools and equipment

Packaging Rules

8 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 8 core units

Code 

Core Units 

PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident scene

PUAPOLGD006A

Facilitate effective communication in the policing environment

PUAPOLGD008A

Administer legislation to ensure compliance

PUAPOLGD010A

Perform police administrative duties

PUAPOLIM002A

Promote public safety objectives by liaison with a culturally specific community

PUAPOLIM004A

Provide police services in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community

PUAPOLIM005A

Provide advanced information concerning an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community

NOTE 

Information about customising PUA12 Public Safety Training Package qualifications in the Customisation of Qualifications section.

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