Certificate III in Public Safety (Police Liaison)
8 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
6 core units
2 elective units
Choose the 2 elective units from either the elective 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 must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
Foster a positive organisational image in the community
Liaise with other organisations
Develop community awareness networks
Maintain safety at an incident scene
Facilitate effective communication in the policing environment
Promote public safety objectives by liaison with a culturally specific community
Maintain police operational safety
Use and maintain police operational equipment
Manage persons in care or custody
Administer legislation to ensure compliance
Perform police administrative duties
Provide interpreting and translating services
Provide police services in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
Provide advanced information concerning an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
Information about customising PUA12 Public Safety Training Package qualifications in the
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.
Liaison and community policing qualifications have been developed to set agreed minimum standards that should be contextualised within the specifics of each jurisdiction/ agency/organisational policy and procedure.
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:
achievement of the PUA20312 Certificate II in Public Safety (Police Liaison)
other relevant experience
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving the PUA30312 Certificate III in Public Safety (Police Liaison), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role. Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include to:
undertake other liaison/police related qualifications
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA30312 Certificate III in Public Safety (Police Liaison) 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 Skills Statement
adopt communication strategies that reflect consideration of cultural, gender, age issues and are in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
collate information collected and systematically report to relevant officers as appropriate
explain police service strategies and report feedback to senior officers
work with others in a team situation
advise the community of a range of prevention and mitigation techniques
rectify hazardous situations where possible and report and/or record according to organisationâ€™s policies and procedures
Initiative and enterprise
recognise impact of own actions on safety of others
report immediately to designated person, changes in situation and/or conditions
select interpersonal communication techniques and skills from a range of options and apply appropriately
Planning and organising
access and utilise external agencies, where required, according to agreed procedures
enlist cooperation and support from industry, government and the community in planning and initiating special promotions which target identified needs
suggest strategies to achieve service objectives while respecting cultural differences
implement survival technique strategies in accordance with organisationâ€™s policies and guidelines
maintain contact at all times with other work group members
maintain control and objectivity at all times in conflict situations
learn about culturally specific community social and political structure
learn about legislative responsibilities relevant to providing information
learn about organisational Codes of Ethics
select and check personal protective clothing and equipment
use communication equipment
use a range of equipment when making a presentation