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Qualification details

PUA40319 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision) (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA40313 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision) 15/Jul/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 16/Jul/2019


Units of competency

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CPPSIS4026 - Digitally enhance and process image dataDigitally enhance and process image dataElective
PUACOM012 - Liaise with media at a local levelLiaise with media at a local levelElective
TAEDEL401 - Plan, organise and deliver group-based learningPlan, organise and deliver group-based learningElective
TAEDEL404 - Mentor in the workplaceMentor in the workplaceElective
PUAFIR410 - Provide safety advice at a rural/land management incidentProvide safety advice at a rural/land management incidentElective
TAEASS402 - Assess competenceAssess competenceElective
TAEASS401 - Plan assessment activities and processesPlan assessment activities and processesElective
PUAOPE012 - Control a Level 1 incidentControl a Level 1 incidentCore
PUAFIR408 - Plan aircraft operationsPlan aircraft operationsElective
PUATEA003 - Lead, manage and develop teamsLead, manage and develop teamsCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441212 Fire Fighter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Public Safety and Security 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Firefighting Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441212 Fire Fighter 16/Jul/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 16/Jul/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 16/Jul/2019 
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Modification History

Release 1.  This is the first release of this qualification in the PUA - Public Safety Training Package.

Qualification Description

The PUA40319 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision) is designed for firefighting professionals who lead firefighting teams. This will include the coordination of resources and the supervision of personnel at an incident.

The role of a firefighter at this level is to manage incidents, protect lives and prevent the destruction of property and the environment. To prevent incidents from occurring and to improve community safety a firefighter's duties may include conducting community education programs about fire and community safety and undertaking fire inspections of locations to verify adherence to local fire regulations.

This qualification includes the units of competency required by firefighters to control an incident and to perform a range of related activities. It typically involves some discretion in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures.

The fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations that have responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire management services.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

A total of 11 units of competency comprising

  • 3 core units  listed below; plus
  • 8 elective units  from the elective unit lists

Choose a minimum of 6 elective units from the elective unit lists below.

1 elective unit (maximum) may be chosen from Group B

2 elective units (maximum) in total may be chosen from Groups B and C

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from the elective unit lists below or elsewhere within this training package or another endorsed training package, or accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must be from an equivalent qualification level or higher and must contribute to the vocational outcome of the qualification.

Elective units selected from outside the qualification must not duplicate content already covered by units in this qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Prerequisites attached to any of the units must be obtained and are additional to the number of units required for this qualification.

Where a prerequisite is attached to a unit it is identified by the symbol ∟.

By default, all prerequisites listed with ∟ become part of the core and elective units of this qualification.

Core units  

PUAOPE015

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUAOPE012

Control a Level 1 incident

*one of the following:

∟PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire

∟ PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUATEA003

Lead, manage and develop teams

∟ PUATEA002 Work autonomously

Group A: Elective units 

PUACOM006

Plan and conduct a public awareness program

∟PUACOM005 Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUACOM011

Develop community awareness networks

∟PUAFIR301 Undertake community safety activities

PUACOM012

Liaise with media at a local level

PUAEMR001

Establish context for emergency risk assessment

PUAFIR401

Obtain incident intelligence

PUAFIR403

Assess building plans

∟PUAFIR314 Utilise installed fire safety systems

PUAFIR404

Inspect dangerous goods facilities

∟ PUAFIR403 Assess building plans

PUAFIR405

Collect, analyse and provide regulatory information

PUAFIR408

Plan aircraft operations

∟ PUAFIR209 Work safely around aircraft

∟ PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment

PUAFIR409

Develop air attack strategies

∟PUAFIR408 Plan aircraft operations

∟PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment

PUAFIR410

Provide safety advice at a rural/land management incident

PUAFIR411

Provide safety advice at an urban incident

PUAFIR402

Conduct simple prescribed burns

∟PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR406

Develop simple prescribed burn plans

∟PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR407

Interpret and analyse fire weather information

PUAFIR417

Supervise machinery use in wildfire operations

∟PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR418

Supervise specialist response to aviation accidents and incidents

∟PUAFIR205 Respond to aviation incident (specialist)

PUAMAN002

Administer allocation of resources

PUAOPE016

Manage a multi-team sector

*one of the following:

∟ PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire

∟ PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

CPPSIS4026

Digitally enhance and process image data

PUATEA006

Lead a functional unit at an incident

Group B: Elective units 

TAEASS301

Contribute to assessment

TAEASS402

Assess competence

Group C: Elective units 

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL401

Plan, organise and deliver group based learning

TAEDEL402

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

TAEDEL404

Mentor in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to PUA40313 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision).

Links

PUA Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=3eca5672-6d5a-410b-8942-810d0ba05bbf