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PUASS00063 - Biosecurity Emergency Responder (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 16/Jul/2019

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This Skill Set PUASS00063 Biosecurity Emergency Responder is new.


This Skill Set is for individuals who perform the duties of biosecurity emergency responder within Australian biosecurity emergency response operational environments. It provides the skills and knowledge required to work safely and effectively within a biosecurity emergency response.

Pathways Information

This Skill Set PUASS00063 Biosecurity Emergency Responder is part of the Public Safety Training Package.

The Skill Set can be a standalone outcome, or the units may be included in a qualification as core or elective options.

Individuals may undertake further training towards the PUA30919 Certificate III in Public Safety (Biosecurity Emergency Response Operations).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Skill Set Requirements

A total of five units of competency must be attained.


Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response


Communicate in the workplace


Manage information


Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures


Work in a team

Target Group

This Skill Set PUASS00063 Biosecurity Emergency Responder is suitable for those who will perform as a responder in a biosecurity response operations team.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set PUASS00063 Biosecurity Emergency Responder from the Public Safety Training Package meets the minimum industry requirements in a biosecurity response operational environment.

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