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Qualification details

PUA60519 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA60513 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) 15/Jul/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 08/Feb/2021
(View details for release 1) 16/Jul/2019


Units of competency

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PUAFIR601 - Develop and administer organisational policies, procedures and practicesDevelop and administer organisational policies, procedures and practicesElective
PUAFIR602 - Manage the implementation of community safety strategiesManage the implementation of community safety strategiesElective
PUAFIR004 - Manage complex aerial operations for an incidentManage complex aerial operations for an incidentElective
PUACOM010 - Promote the organisation's mission and servicesPromote the organisation's mission and servicesCore
PUAOPE026 - Provide strategic safety advice at an incidentProvide strategic safety advice at an incidentElective
PUAMAN003 - Manage human resourcesManage human resourcesCore
PUAOPE017 - Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incidentCoordinate resources for a multi-agency incidentElective
PUAOPE024 - Manage operations for a Level 3 incidentManage operations for a Level 3 incidentElective
PUAWHS004 - Establish and maintain the work, health and safety systemEstablish and maintain the work, health and safety systemElective
PUAMAN001 - Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilitiesManage the organisation's public safety responsibilitiesCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 139112 Commissioned Fire Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Public Safety and Security 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Fire Services Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 139112 Commissioned Fire Officer 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 411 Advanced Diploma 16/Jul/2019 
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Modification History

Release 2.0  This is the second release of this qualification in the PUA – Public Safety Training Package.

Editorial adjustments and upgrade to electives.

Release 1.0  This is the first release of this qualification in the PUA Public Safety Training Package.

Qualification Description

The PUA60519 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) is designed for firefighting professionals performing senior management responsibilities such as developing and implementing strategic plans, performing policy reviews and undertaking stakeholder engagement with government and non-government agencies.

The role of a firefighter at this level is to manage larger and/or complex emergency incidents, to protect lives and to prevent the destruction of property and the environment. To prevent incidents from occurring and to improve community safety, a firefighter’s duties may include managing community safety and education strategies or programs and managing fire safety strategies and programs to ensure adherence to local fire regulations.

This qualification includes the units of competency required by firefighters to perform senior firefighting management activities both in the workplace and in dealing with a variety of hazards. It typically involves the management of human resources, 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 are required for this qualification, comprising

  • 4 core units  listed below; plus
  • 7 elective units  from the elective units listed

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units from the elective unit lists below

A minimum of 1 elective unit must be chosen from Group A that relates to either fire and land management or air service fire operation agencies.

Choose the remaining 1 elective unit from Group B or 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 contribute to the vocational outcome of the 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 ∟.

Note: 

Refer to the PUA Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide for information on fire prerequisites.

Core units  

PUACOM010

Promote the organisation’s mission and services

∟ PUACOM007 Liaise with other organisations

PUAMAN001

Manage the organisation’s public safety responsibilities

PUAMAN003

Manage human resources

∟ PUAFIR503 Coordinate human resource management activities

PUAMAN007

Manage financial resources

∟ PUAFIR505 Administer cost centre’s financial resources

Group A: Elective units 

*Fire and land management agencies require PUAOPE019 Control a Level 3 incident

*Air services require PUAOPE024 Manage operations for a Level 3 incident

PUAOPE019

Control a Level 3 incident

∟ PUAOPE018 Control a Level 2 incident

PUAOPE024

Manage operations for a Level 3 incident

∟ PUAOPE023 Manage operations for a Level 2 incident

Group B: Elective units 

BSBINN502

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBLDR522

Manage people performance

PUACOM004

Manage organisational communication strategies

PUAFIR001

Coordinate state aerial operations

PUAFIR004

Manage complex aerial operations for an incident response

PUAFIR601

Develop and administer organisational policies, procedures and practices

∟ PUAFIR504 Assist with formulation and implementation of plans and policies

PUAFIR602

Manage the implementation of community safety strategies

∟ PUAFIR509 Implement prevention strategies

PUAOPE017

Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident

PUAOPE026

Provide strategic safety advice at an incident

PUAPRS205

Manage marketing requirements

PUAWHS004

Establish and maintain the work, health and safety system

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to PUA60513 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management).

Links

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