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Qualification details

PUA42619 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management) (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA42612 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management) 15/Jul/2019

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


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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PUAAMS007 - Coordinate search and rescue operationsCoordinate search and rescue operations Elective
PUACOM001 - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Core
PUACOM002 - Provide services to clientsProvide services to clients Elective
PUACOM003 - Manage informationManage information Core
PUACOM005 - Foster a positive organisational image in the communityFoster a positive organisational image in the community Elective
PUACOM007 - Liaise with other organisationsLiaise with other organisations Elective
PUACOM012 - Liaise with media at a local levelLiaise with media at a local level Elective
PUACOM013 - Administer a local public safety groupAdminister a local public safety group Elective
PUAEMR005 - Treat operational riskTreat operational risk Elective
PUAEMR006 - Assess operational riskAssess operational risk Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441312 Police Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Public Safety and Security 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Search and Rescue Coordinator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441312 Police Officer 16/Jul/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 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 PUA42619 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management) is designed for aquatic search and rescue personnel undertaking management duties. Aquatic search and rescue personnel can manage the search and rescue for missing persons either in the water, or on nearby land.

The role of aquatic search and rescue management personnel is to organise and manage search and rescue aquatic personnel on the scene, ensure approved rescue techniques are utilised and to liaise with members of the community. This may include communicating with other rescue personnel and agencies.

This qualification includes the units of competency required by aquatic search and rescue personnel to perform a range of management activities such as providing oversight of search and rescue incidents and recovery operations. It typically involves leading teams as a manager in aquatic search and rescue operations.

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 12 units of competency comprising

  • 5 core units  listed below; plus
  • 7 elective units  from the general elective units listed

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units from the elective unit list.

Select 2 elective units from the elective unit list 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.

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  

PUACOM001

Communicate in the workplace

PUACOM003

Manage Information

PUAMAN002

Administer allocation of resources

PUAOPE015

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUATEA003

Lead, manage and develop teams

General elective units 

PUAAMS007

Coordinate search and rescue operations

PUACOM002

Provide services to clients

PUACOM005

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

PUACOM007

Liaise with other organisations

PUACOM012

Liaise with media at a local level

PUACOM013

Administer a local public safety group

PUAEMR006

Assess operational risk

PUAEMR005

Treat operational risk

∟ PUAEMR006 Assess operational risk

PUAOPE012

Control a Level 1 incident

PUAOPE027

Undertake beach safety management activities

PUASAR011

Search as a member of an aquatic search team

PUAWHS001

Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures

PUAWHS002

Maintain safety at an incident scene

SISCAQU001

Test pool water quality

SISCAQU004

Develop and implement pool water maintenance procedures

SISCAQU005

Develop and implement aquatic facility maintenance procedures

SISCAQU013

Coordinate lifeguard service at an aquatic facility

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to PUA42612 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management).

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