Qualification details

PUA41606 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Public Affairs) (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Superseded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Is superseded by and equivalent to DEF41612 - Certificate IV in Defence Public Affairs 14/Mar/2012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
BSBCMN304A - Contribute to personal skill development and learningContribute to personal skill development and learning N/A
BSBCMN311A - Maintain Workplace SafetyMaintain Workplace Safety N/A
BSBMKG401A - Profile the marketProfile the market N/A
BSBSUS301A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
CUSADM03A - Manage a projectManage a project N/A
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
PUACOM007B - Liaise with other organisationsLiaise with other organisations N/A
PUADEFPR301B - Identify material suitable for publication within DefenceIdentify material suitable for publication within Defence N/A
PUADEFPR303B - Write material suitable for publication within DefenceWrite material suitable for publication within Defence 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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Defence Services 

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 511 Certificate IV 09/Feb/2011 
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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA41606 Certificate IV in Public Safety  (Defence Public Affairs )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA41606 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Public Affairs) 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 

  • acknowledge contributions of personnel in a positive way
  • advise and involve the community in public safety activities
  • answer general enquiries, give presentations and participate in conferences, community forums and public speaking
  • communicate effectively with personnel to encourage contributions to the briefing/debriefing in a constructive and positive way
  • communicate information verbally and non-verbally
  • ensure an appropriate style is determined and maintained throughout, is correctly structured and quotes correctly attributed
  • ensure the preparation and presentation of information is accurate and in accordance with policies, procedures and guidelines
  • identify a potential story and obtain clearance from supervisor
  • identify key story points and reader specific angles
  • interpret comments, listen to questions and analyse information
  • maintain and engage regularly, a network of contacts
  • produce stories that are fit for publication within a Defence publication - stories must be accurate, with minimal possibility of misinterpretation and conform to government and Defence policies
  • provide advice on prevention and mitigation techniques in a way that acknowledges community concerns
  • provide information to other organisations in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner
  • summarise and record brief/debrief findings
  • understand legislative responsibilities (such as privacy, freedom of information) relevant to provision of information
  • understand security considerations
  • undertake effective two-way communication with the community

Teamwork 

  • develop networks and relationships, and liaise effectively
  • establish formal and informal networks
  • manage group processes
  • participate in regular meetings and forums
  • seek, encourage and value contributions from personnel during the brief/debrief
  • submit stories for proofreading and clearance by the senior reporter
  • work within a team environment

Problem solving 

  • apply communications ethics that are relevant to the audience and organisation
  • demonstrate an awareness of current affairs and Defence issues
  • interpret complex information in documents and interviews and make it readable and understandable to a wide variety of readers
  • keep up-to-date material about Defence issues and current affairs through using a wide variety of sources

Initiative and enterprise 

  • identify a story through personal initiative or following direction from the editor or sub editor

Planning and organising 

  • identify and factor into planning, public affairs objectives and constraints
  • identify information that is newsworthy and suitable for Defence publications, through personal initiative or following direction from the editor or sub editor
  • maintain a library of professional publications
  • plan, prepare and schedule briefing/debriefing
  • recognise and meet deadlines
  • select appropriate location for briefing/debriefing

Self-management 

  • judge newsworthiness with limited supervision
  • recognise and adhere to deadlines when writing reports/stories
  • review own performance, and set clear goals and objectives

Learning 

  • develop an awareness of current affairs and Defence issues
  • participate in media training, presentation skill exercises and public relations activities

Technology 

  • prepare facilities, locations and/or equipment prior to any demonstration or tour by meeting organisation standards and occupational health and safety guidelines
  • use media equipment and communications systems such as overhead projectors, electronic whiteboard, electronic presentation equipment, organisation technical equipment, practical demonstration equipment

Packaging Rules

Qualification Requirement : 12 units 

All 9 core units plus 3 elective units 

The elective units may be taken from the 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 at a higher level.

Code 

Core Units 

PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUACOM006B

Plan and conduct a public awareness program

PUACOM007B

Liaise with other organisations

PUADEFPR301B

Identify material suitable for publication within Defence

PUADEFPR303B

Write material suitable for publication within Defence

PUAOPE004B

Conduct briefings/debriefings

BSBCMN311A

Maintain workplace safety

BSBMKG401A

Profile the market

BSBMKG407A

Make a presentation

Code 

Elective Units 

BSBCMN304A

Contribute to personal skill development and learning

BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CUSADM03A

Manage a project

PUADEFPR304B

Edit provided copy

PUATEA002B

Work autonomously

PUATEA003B

Lead, manage and develop teams

THTFME02B

Provide on-site event management services

NOTES 

BSB units have been imported from the BSB01 and BSB07 Business Services Training Packages.

CUS units have been imported from the CUS01 Music Training Package.

THT units have been imported from the THT02 Tourism Training Package.

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

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