Qualification details

PUA60704 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety) (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUA60712 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)Packaging rules wording reviewed. Units updated. 16/Aug/2012

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 09/Feb/2011

Units of competency

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BSBADV605A - Evaluate campaign effectivenessEvaluate campaign effectivenessDeletedN/A
BSBADV603A - Manage advertising productionManage advertising productionDeletedN/A
PUAMAN008B - Manage physical resourcesManage physical resourcesSupersededN/A
PUAMAN003B - Manage human resourcesManage human resourcesSupersededN/A
PUACOM007B - Liaise with other organisationsLiaise with other organisationsSupersededN/A
PUAOHS004B - Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety systemEstablish and maintain the occupational health and safety systemSupersededN/A
PUAWER003B - Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resourcesManage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resourcesSupersededN/A
PUAMAN005B - Manage projectsManage projectsSupersededN/A
PUAWER006B - Lead an emergency control organisationLead an emergency control organisationSupersededN/A
BSBADV604A - Execute an advertising campaignExecute an advertising campaignDeletedN/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 440000 Protective Service Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Public Safety 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 440000 Protective Service Workers 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 27/Apr/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 27/Apr/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 09/Feb/2011 
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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for PUA60704 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety  (Community Safety )

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA60704 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety) 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 


  • demonstrate effective interpersonal interactions
  • develop risk statements
  • explain emergency risk management concepts
  • inform the community in ways that suit their language, literacy and cultural needs
  • negotiate the means of implementing the emergency risk management process
  • undertake consultation at all stages of the process


  • confirm, in the context of assessment, the ability to work cooperatively with others to develop emergency plans that have own organisation/constituency approval and broad community and stakeholder support
  • develop with others, frameworks for project planning, management and evaluation
  • maintain knowledge of group dynamics
  • monitor and enhance team work
  • use strategies for team building and resolving conflict

Problem solving 

  • apply decision making techniques
  • define and solve problems
  • evaluate strategies and limitations, and identify and communicate impacts to stakeholders
  • maintain knowledge of problems likely to preclude the implementation of strategies
  • maintain knowledge of potential hazards and their consequences
  • maintain knowledge of problem solving and decision making techniques
  • prioritise risks by considering vulnerability and priority for treatment

Initiative and enterprise 

  • apply knowledge of techniques for the prioritisation and evaluation of public safety risk management systems
  • apply skills that define and anticipate implementation barriers
  • determine vulnerability of communities and environments by analysing their susceptibility and resilience to risk
  • ensure that a project is broken down into a logical sequence of manageable and time related activities and identify the required resources
  • identify existing prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies through research and stakeholder consultation
  • investigate sponsorship/joint venture opportunities to maximise impact within budget

Planning and organising 

  • collect information on community characteristics, safety expectations, risk perceptions, and the roles and requirements of stakeholders
  • conduct a pilot program, where appropriate, to assess effectiveness in achieving required outcomes and making changes as necessary
  • develop with stakeholders feasible consultation and project management strategies
  • develop a community profile
  • develop an agreed list of prioritised risks using an emergency risk management process
  • identify, define and engage community
  • produce resources to ensure that relevant materials are available in sufficient quantities to meet identified needs


  • apply decision making techniques
  • establish a project and see it through
  • maintain knowledge of culture, diversity and history of communities, environments and associated concerns, issues and sensitivities, perception of risks
  • maintain momentum and achieve project outcomes within available resources


  • learn about emergency risk management terminology; risk; prevention, preparedness, response and recovery concepts and principles; mitigation; organisational requirements for the submission and approval of treatment plans; and reporting of treatment outcomes
  • learn about legislative and regulatory requirements relevant to emergency management
  • learn about potential hazards and their consequences
  • learn about research tools and demographic and economic analysis techniques
  • learn about the planning process and the kinds of outcomes and benefits for communities


  • apply tools for assessing treatment options
  • consult and communicate via email messages, websites, surveys
  • develop and get agreement on information management, reporting and accountability strategies
  • use information technologies such as computerised simulations
  • use project planning software
  • use technology to develop educational support materials

Packaging Rules

Qualification Requirement : 12 units of competency 

All 3 core units plus at least 3 elective units from Group A plus 6 additional elective units from Group A or Group B 

The Group B elective units may be taken from the elective units listed below and may include 2 units taken from this Training Package, any other endorsed Training Package or any state/territory accredited qualification where the unit is in a qualification at the same level or a higher level.


Core Units 


Manage organisational communication strategies


Develop and organise public safety awareness programs


Facilitate emergency risk assessment


Elective Units 

Group A 


Liaise with other organisations


Design and manage activities which exercise elements of emergency management


Undertake emergency planning


Plan and implement a treatment measure



Implement prevention strategies


Determine treatment options


Facilitate treatment strategy development and implementation



Manage the implementation of community safety strategies


Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety system


Manage emergency procedures, equipment and other resources


Lead an emergency control organisation


Manage an emergency control organisation


Lead an initial workplace emergency response team


Manage initial workplace emergency response teams

Group B 


Create an advertising brief


Develop an advertising campaign


Manage advertising production


Execute an advertising campaign


Evaluate campaign effectiveness


Develop ecologically sustainable land management systems


Identify and evaluate options to improve road safety


Manage regulatory compliance


Evaluate regulatory compliance


Audit management systems


Represent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting


Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilities


Manage human resources


Manage projects


Manage and facilitate change


Manage financial resources


Manage physical resources


Promote a learning environment in the workplace


Manage marketing requirements


Lead, manage and develop teams


BSB units have been imported from the BSB01 Business Services Training Package.

LGA units have been imported from the LGA04 Local Government Training Package.

PSP units have been imported from the PSP04 Public Sector Training Package.

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