Qualification details

PUA32809 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Preventive Health) (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Superseded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Is superseded by and equivalent to DEF32812 - Certificate III in Preventive Health 14/Mar/2012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
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationships N/A
BSBFLM312B - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness N/A
BSBINM301A - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information N/A
BSBOHS301B - Apply knowledge of OHS legislation in the workplaceApply knowledge of OHS legislation in the workplace N/A
BSBOHS302B - Participate effectively in OHS communication and consultative processesParticipate effectively in OHS communication and consultative processes N/A
BSBOHS303B - Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessmentContribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment N/A
BSBOHS304B - Contribute to OHS hazard controlContribute to OHS hazard control N/A
BSBOHS305B - Contribute to OHS issue resolutionContribute to OHS issue resolution N/A
BSBOHS306B - Contribute to implementing emergency prevention activities and response proceduresContribute to implementing emergency prevention activities and response procedures N/A
BSBOHS307B - Participate in OHS investigationsParticipate in OHS investigations N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-11 Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Defence Services,Environmental Health 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-11 Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 09/Feb/2011 
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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA32809 Certificate III in Public Safety  (Preventive Health )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA32809 Certificate III in Public Safety (Preventive Health) 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 technical information relating to environmental health to non health personnel to gain their support of environmental health activities
  • compile and submit reports and returns to relevant persons, to assist with health surveillance at the organisational level
  • formulate and discuss environmental health advice with stakeholders to fully develop environmental health measures and to ensure coordination with other local activities
  • gather and communicate information in support of environmental health planning to team leader
  • regularly update and communicate information on workplace OHS legislation, codes, standards, policies and procedures relevant to self and other employees

Teamwork 

  • assist line managers with physical health inspections
  • attend and participate in planning briefs and activities to contribute to the team planning task
  • implement team leadership management principles
  • monitor personnel health to identify the spread of illness to enable early intervention of disease transmission and to limit the impact on the organisation
  • operate as a member of a small planning team and be responsive to the team leader

Problem solving 

  • implement environmental injury control measures to reduce the risk of injury and to equip commanders with the information to make informed decisions regarding physical activity levels, water consumption and acclimatisation
  • implement risk management principles
  • manage workplace issues and problems
  • respond to outbreak of disease, to limit the spread of disease and to protect the health of the organisation
  • review and clarify health support assessment to ensure advice is based on full consideration of health threats identified in local operating area
  • solve routine problems

Initiative and enterprise 

  • conduct research related to environmental health advice to ensure advice is technically correct and is based on organisational policies and procedures
  • determine best use of available resources
  • identify sources of stress and access appropriate supports and resolution strategies
  • implement time management strategies to set priorities

Planning and organising 

  • coordinate a range of environmental health measures in a practical field setting
  • identify environmental health measures through consideration of health threats and review of resources available to apply in the provision of environmental health measures
  • organise work priorities and arrangements
  • prioritise tasking

Self-management 

  • access, complete and record professional development opportunities to facilitate continuous learning and career development
  • accurately monitor and adjust personal work performance through self-assessment to ensure achievement of tasks
  • coordinate personal skill development and learning
  • identify personal learning needs and skill gaps using self-assessment and advice from colleagues and clients in relation to role and organisational requirements
  • identify signs of stress and effects on personal wellbeing
  • organise and complete own work schedules
  • recognise limits of own expertise and legal responsibilities, and access appropriate sources of expertise as required

Learning 

  • learn about duty of care arrangements
  • learn about food storage and distribution standards including the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to food control
  • learn about legal framework of OHS in the workplace
  • learn about pathophysiology of common communicable diseases
  • learn about principles and techniques of goal setting, measuring performance, time management and personal assessment

Technology 

  • establish and maintain administrative systems
  • use business technology efficiently and effectively to manage and monitor scheduling and completion of tasks
  • use technology, as required, to implement environmental injury control measures to reduce the risk of injury and to equip commanders with the information to make informed decisions regarding physical activity levels, water consumption and acclimatisation
  • use technology, as required, to monitor quality of field water supply via application of water quality measures to ensure availability of water supply to support the local area organisation
  • use technology, as required, to monitor quality of food supply via application of food quality measures to ensure availability of food supply to support local area organisation

Packaging Rules

Qualification Requirement : 18 units 

All 3 core units , plus 9 units from the specialisation elective units listed below , plus 3 units from the occupational health and safety elective units listed below , plus 3 units from the general elective units listed below 

The general elective units may be taken from the remaining specialisation or occupational health and safety elective units listed below, the general elective units listed below, or may include 2 units taken from within this Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level or a higher level.

Code 

Core Units 

PUADEFPH001A

Contribute to environmental health operations

BSBOHS301B

Apply knowledge of OHS legislation in the workplace

BSBWOR301A

Organise personal work priorities and development

Code 

Specialisation Elective Units 

HLTDEFHC406A

Participate in deployed health capability

HLTPOP321B

Assist with monitoring food storage and handling procedures in the community

NWP210B

Perform basic water quality tests

NWP218B

Perform and record sampling

PRMPM02B

Assess pest management options

PRMPM05B

Modify environment to manage pests

PRMPM06B

Apply pesticide to manage pests

PRMPM07B

Implement a pest management plan

PRMPM09B

Advise client on pest management options

PRMPM11B

Conduct fumigation

PUADEFPH002A

Assist with quick assessment of disease outbreak

PUADEFPH003A

Operate environmental measuring devices

PUADEFPH004A

Undertake a vector borne diseases surveillance program

PUADEFPH005A

Assist with field hygiene and sanitation

PUADEFPH006A

Monitor water handling and distribution practices

PUADEFPH007A

Conduct chlorine dosing of water at the point of supply

Code 

Occupational Health and Safety Elective Units 

BSBOHS302B

Participate effectively in OHS communication and consultative processes

BSBOHS303B

Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment

BSBOHS304B

Contribute to OHS hazard control

BSBOHS305B

Contribute to OHS issue resolution

BSBOHS306B

Contribute to implementing emergency prevention activities and response procedures

BSBOHS307B

Participate in OHS investigations

Code 

General Elective Units 

BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBFLM312B

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINM301A

Organise workplace information

BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR301A

Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBWRT301A

Write simple documents

CPCCVE1001A

Undertake a basic construction project

FDFOPTISP2A

Implement sampling procedures

HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

PUACOM002B

Provide services to clients

PUAOPE004B

Conduct briefings/debriefings

NOTES 

BSB units have been imported from the BSB07 Business Services Training Package.

CPC unit has been imported from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework Version 1.

FDF unit has been imported from the FDF03 Food Processing Industry Training Package.

HLT units have been imported from the HLT07 Health Training Package.

MEM units have been imported from the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package.

NWP units have been imported from the NWP07 Water Training Package.

PRM units have been imported from the PRM04 Asset Maintenance Training Package.

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

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