Certificate III in Public Safety (Aviation Life Support Maintenance)
Qualification Requirement: 20 units
All 10 core units, plus 4 units from the specialisation elective units, plus 3 fabrication elective units, plus 3 general elective units
The general elective units may be taken from the general elective units listed below, or may include 2 units taken from within this Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level or at a higher level.
Work safely with explosive ordnance
Work with equity and diversity
Interpret occupational health and safety practices in maintenance
Participate in workplace safety procedures
Plan and organise work activities
Apply quality standards applicable to maintenance processes
Interpret and use industry manuals and specifications
Complete industry documentation
Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals
Use comparison and basic measuring devices
Manage basic situation awareness in the aviation workplace
Specialisation Elective Units
Conduct explosive ordnance inspection
Maintain and fit Anti-G suits
Maintain and fit helmets
Maintain and fit immersion suits
Maintain and fit oxygen masks
Maintain and pack parachutes
Maintain and pack survival inflatable life rafts or escape slides
Maintain, pack and fit survival inflatable buoyancy vests
Maintain, install and remove restraint systems
Fabrication Elective Units
Manufacture, repair and alter aircraft related fabric components
Select and apply trim/fabric materials
Cut single layer fabrics
Machine sew materials
Apply marine sewing and installation techniques
Operate and maintain sewing machine - 3
General Elective Units
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Use adhesives - 2
Undertake manual handling
Communicate in the workplace
Marshal aircraft (Defence)
Work in a team
Respond to workplace emergencies
AUR units have been imported from the AUR05 Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package.
BSB units have been imported from the BSB01 Business Services Training Package.
LMF units have been imported from the LMF02 Furnishing Industry Training Package.
LMT units have been imported from the LMT00 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package.
MEA units have been imported from the MEA97 Aeroskills Training Package.
MEM units have been imported from the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package.
TDA units have been imported from the TDA03 Aviation Training Package.
TDT units have been imported from the TDT02 Transport and Distribution Training Package.
Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12.
Employability Skills Summary for PUA31706 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aviation Life Support Maintenance)
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA31706 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aviation Life Support Maintenance) 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
adjust own communication styles to reflect equity and diversity principles
apply appropriate techniques when providing constructive feedback to other team members, and giving and receiving support to/from team members
apply interpersonal and cross-cultural communication strategies
communicate orally and in writing
demonstrate an understanding of:
standard procedures, job instructions, workplace forms and reports
organisational policies and guidelines
legislative and statutory requirements
relevant OH&S regulations/requirements, precautions equipment, material and personal safety requirements
verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including, language style, active listening
non operational and operational communication processes
ensure that information, knowledge and skills are communicated effectively and shared
ensure workplace documentation and reports are to the standard required
explain and have verified the equipment fitting
identify, act on or report breaches in site safety, injuries or incidents
identify, recognise and apply relevant action/criteria to hazardous materials labels and characteristics
liaise with outside agencies relating to maintenance activities
obtain relevant authorisation before specialised and hazardous work is carried out
read, access, interpret and apply technical instructions and drawings
read to a level required to interpret job instructions, workplace forms and reports
use literacy skills for comprehending and interpreting documentation including maintenance and aviation industry documentation
assist in the completion of tasks
make a positive contribution to the effectiveness and efficiency of a team
present either an Anti-G suit, helmet suit, immersion suit, oxygen mast, parachute, survival inflatable life raft or escape slide, restraint belts/harnesses to a supervisor for inspection
take part in group discussions and informal meetings
work in an acceptable and non-discriminatory manner while establishing rapport and good working relationships with all colleagues
work under supervision and as part of a team including recognising, valuing and adjusting own behaviour to individual differences in the workplace by treating others with respect and dignity
apply and assess compatibility
calculate dimension, allowable dimension variations and modifications for Anti-G garments, helmets, survival inflatable buoyancy vests
ensure net explosive quantities and compatibility are identified, calculated, assessed and applied throughout the operation
ensure participant is measured to select appropriate size and optimal fit for either an Anti-G suit, oxygen mask, or helmet
inspect, test and/or replace unserviceable parts of the Anti-G suit, helmet, oxygen mask, parachute, survival inflatable life raft, escape slide; survival inflatable buoyancy vest and/or ancillary equipment
provide problem solving skills for a limited range of differing procedural circumstances
recognise a range of faults and their serviceability limits and repair within limitations/tolerances
undertake emergency procedures in relation to chemical spills and emergency evacuation of personnel in distress
Initiative and enterprise
use improvised techniques appropriately
apply initiative to ensure that specialised equipment is serviceable and ready for use
Planning and organising
apply recognised safety precautions, prepare for inspection, and ensure the safe handling, storage and transportation of equipment
demonstrate an understanding of occupational health and safety requirements (including those contained in organisation procedures)
ensure explosive ordnance is acquired, identified and accounted for, and moved or pre-positioned in preparation for inspection
ensure tools and equipment required for the inspection are identified, acquired and prepared
plan/prepare for the brief/debrief and schedule brief/debrief
comply with workplace equity and diversity practices
conduct self in a manner that shows sensitivity to the differences between colleagues
recognise and apply individual responsibility regarding hazards
recognise the limit of own authority
participate in emergency response exercises
achieve a safe work environment when working with explosive ordnance and ensure hazardous materials are handled and moved safely
demonstrate electrical principles and specific electronic/electrical components knowledge, depending on the specialised equipment
demonstrate information technology skills to access and input to documentation
maintain, repair and fit either an Anti-G suit, helmets capable of housing communications equipment, immersion suits, survival inflatable life rafts or escape slides, survival inflatable buoyancy vests, or restraint systems
test and measure equipment, and tools used to maintain either Anti-G garments, helmets, oxygen masks, or communication system components
test for serviceability either an Anti-G suit, helmet immersion suits, survival inflatable life rafts or escape slides, survival inflatable buoyancy vests, or restraint systems
use communications systems
use relevant power and machine tools
use specialised military equipment
use testing and measuring equipment