Qualification details

PUA50110 - Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search Rescue - Coordination) (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA50100 - Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search and Rescue - Coordination) 10/Feb/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUA50112 - Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search and Rescue - Coordination)Packaging rules wording reviewed. Units updated. 16/Aug/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3911 Police Officers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Police Forces 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Police Search and Rescue Coordinator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3911 Police Officers 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 09/Feb/2011 
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Modification History

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Description

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Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

In the public safety industry, qualification pathways depend on a range of factors specific to each industry such as organisational/agency structure, promotional structure and rank structure.

Policing qualifications have been developed to set agreed minimum standards for police personnel that should be contextualised within the specifics of each Police jurisdiction/ agency/organisational policy and procedure.

A recruit will join a Police agency, generally become a Police Officer and subsequently move into a specialist role (such as a supervisor, detective, dog handler, scientific officer etc.).

Therefore, the recruit will be equipped vocationally with generic Police competencies, and often move into a supervising, managing, leading role or into a technical specialist role.

Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

  • an interest in search and rescue
  • completion of police jurisdictional specific training
  • achievement of the PUA50210 Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)
  • entry points that demonstrate potential to undertake vocational education and training at this qualification level, including vocational experience within a range of environments such policing, search and rescue and other relevant environments or relevant work experience in such environments.

Pathways from the qualification 

After achieving the PUA50110 Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search&Rescue - Coordination), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role, either to enhance technical expertise in a specialist area or to move into a supervising or managing role. Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include to:

  • commence the PUA60210 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search and Rescue - Management).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA50110 Diploma of Public Safety  (Police Search  &amp ; Rescue  - Coordination )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA50110 Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search&Rescue - Coordination) 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 clearly in a group setting
  • communicate establishment of the facility to participating and relevant personnel/authorities
  • maintain incident records in accordance with organisational guidelines

Teamwork 

  • acknowledge contributions of personnel in a positive way
  • provide feedback and encourage contributions from group members
  • respond to the concerns of individuals and work teams

Problem solving 

  • address concerns held by other agencies positively, honestly and respectfully
  • deal with and resolve promptly or refer to the appropriate personnel for resolution, issues raised through consultations
  • use tools and techniques to solve problems

Initiative and enterprise 

  • counsel and mentor colleagues
  • monitor work environment to ensure it is maintained in line with organisational standards
  • seek input from others in developing new ideas

Planning and organising 

  • develop an Incident Action Plan
  • prepare briefing and/or debriefing plans
  • use media plan to form the media strategy

Self-management 

  • monitor work performance, formally and informally
  • overtly display professionalism in all day-to-day work activities
  • retain professionalism under duress

Learning 

  • assess training needs
  • develop, agree and implement, an action plan to meet individual and team training and development needs
  • provide on-the-job training to the required organisational standard and to meet team needs

Technology 

  • account for physical resources, which may include technology devices
  • be aware of equipment characteristics and communication modes when establishing control facility
  • establish communications systems and procedures to facilitate the functions of control

Packaging Rules

Qualification Requirement : 8 units 

All 7 core units plus 1 elective unit from the elective units listed below 

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol ∟.

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

Code 

Core Units 

PUAAMS006B

Coordinate search and rescue resources

PUAAMS007B

Coordinate search and rescue operations

PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUAOPE019A

Control a Level 3 incident

PUAPOLMG004A

Manage media requirements

PUAPOLGD013A

Develop productive working relationships

PUATEA003B

Lead, manage and develop teams

Code 

Elective Units 

PUAOPE009C

Navigate in an aquatic environment

PUAOPE014A

Navigate to an incident

NOTES 

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

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