Qualification details

PUA30601 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)New units added.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
PUACOM005B - Foster a positive organisational image in the communityFoster a positive organisational image in the community N/A
PUACOM006B - Plan and conduct a public awareness programPlan and conduct a public awareness program N/A
PUAEME002C - Manage injuries at emergency incidentManage injuries at emergency incident N/A
PUAEME003C - Administer oxygen in an emergency situationAdminister oxygen in an emergency situation N/A
PUAFIR301B - Undertake community safety activitiesUndertake community safety activities N/A
PUAFIR302B - Suppress urban fireSuppress urban fire N/A
PUAFIR303B - Suppress wildfireSuppress wildfire N/A
PUAFIR304B - Respond to marine emergenciesRespond to marine emergencies N/A
PUAFIR305B - Respond to aviation incidents (general)Respond to aviation incidents (general) N/A
PUAFIR306B - Render hazardous materials incidents safeRender hazardous materials incidents safe N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441212 Fire Fighter 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4985-11 Fire Fighter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Fire and Rescue Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Firefighter (Urban) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441212 Fire Fighter 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4985-11 Fire Fighter 09/Dec/2002 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 09/Dec/2002 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 09/Feb/2011 
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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA30601 Certificate III in Public Safety  (Firefighting and Emergency Operations )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA30601 Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) 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.

The Employability Skills within a qualification may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

These Employability Skills may be obtained by the completion of this qualification but in no way reflect skills that may apply to any particular position within a fire service.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Communication 

  • receive fire details and respond in accordance with the organisation's procedures
  • maintain and monitor communication throughout firefighting operations in accordance with the organisation's procedures
  • provide situation reports (Sitreps)
  • consult community members and organisations, where appropriate, during the identification and/or inspection process
  • prepare reports, verbal and/or written, and submit to immediate supervisor

Teamwork 

  • work as a member of a team under limited supervision
  • identify hazards to self and others and take appropriate action to safeguard against injury
  • work with others at a scene, which may include organisational personnel, personnel from other organisations, general public

Problem solving 

  • report and act upon changes to fire condition, within limits of responsibility, to determine firefighting tactics
  • monitor equipment and take appropriate action to ensure efficiency of operation, in accordance with the organisation's procedures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • continually monitor fire and significant changes affecting the status of the fire and report the effectiveness of selected firefighting strategies in accordance with the organisation's procedures

Planning and organising 

  • conduct inspections to provide for relevant information for pre-incident planning
  • conduct risk reduction activities in accordance with the organisation's procedures
  • site and position equipment to support operations in accordance with the organisation's requirements
  • implement maintenance procedures to ensure equipment is serviceable, in accordance with the organisation's requirements

Self-management 

  • remain calm under pressure
  • ensure personal safety is maintained
  • undertake duties in line with organisational health and safety codes of practice and relevant legislation

Learning 

  • learn about fire behaviour and the impact of firefighting tactics
  • learn about firefighting and emergency response operations in accordance with the organisation's safe work practices
  • learn about maintaining universal hygiene precautions

Technology 

  • use firefighting and emergency response equipment and application techniques
  • use computers

Packaging Rules

Code 

Core Units 

PUAFIR302B

Suppress urban fire

PUAFIR306B

Render hazardous materials incidents safe

PUAFIR308B

Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident

PUAFIR309B

Operate pumps

PUAVEH001B

Drive vehicles under operational conditions

PUAEME002C

Manage injuries at emergency incident

PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident site

PUATEA002B

Work autonomously

PUAEME003C

Administer oxygen in an emergency situation

Code 

Elective Units 

PUAFIR301B

Undertake community safety activities

PUAFIR304B

Respond to marine emergencies

PUAFIR305B

Respond to aviation incidents (general)

PUAFIR307B

Monitor hazardous atmospheres

PUAFIR310B

Operate aerial or specialist appliances

PUAFIR311B

Dispatch rappel personnel and equipment from a helicopter

PUAFIR312B

Operate aerial ignition equipment in an aircraft

PUAFIR313B

Operate aviation support equipment

PUAFIR314B

Utilise installed fire safety systems

PUAFIR315B

Navigate from an aircraft

PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisation image in the community

PUACOM006B

Plan and conduct a public awareness program

PUALAW002B

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUAOPE003B

Navigate in urban and rural environments

PUASAR002B

Undertake road accident rescue

PUASAR003B

Undertake technical rescue

PUASAR004B

Undertake vertical rescue

PUASAR005B

Undertake confined space rescue

PUASAR006B

Undertake trench rescue

PUASAR007B

Undertake structural collapse rescue

PUAFIR303B

Suppress wildfire

TAADEL301B

Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills

PUAOPE014A

Navigate to an incident

PUAOPE020A

Lead a crew

PUASAR018A

Select and maintain canines to be part of a canine search team for USAR incidents

PUASAR019A

Train canines to work in a USAR environment

PUASAR020A

Develop a canine search team for USAR incidents

PUASAR021A

Search as part of a canine search team at USAR incidents

PUASAR024A

Undertake road crash rescue

PUASAR025A

Undertake confined space rescue

PUASAR026A

Undertake industrial and domestic rescue

PUASAR027A

Undertake land search rescue

PUASAR028A

Undertake rescue from a partial structural collapse

PUASAR029A

Undertake a complex transport rescue

PUASAR031A

Undertake an urban search and rescue Category 2

PUASAR030A

Undertake trench rescue

PUASAR032A

Undertake vertical rescue

NOTES 

It is important to note that where units of competency within this qualification have pre-requisite requirements, the learner must have been assessed as competent within a fire context prior to undertaking training or assessment.

TAA unit has been imported from the TAA04 Training and Assessment Training Package.

Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page12 .

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