Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
Implement and monitor the organisation's occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs
Manage workplace information
Implement prevention strategies
Manage a multi-team response
Command agency personnel within a multi-agency emergency response
Promote a learning environment in the workplace
Liaise with other organisations
Develop incident control strategies
Conduct fire investigation and analysis activities
Co-ordinate human resource management activities
Assist with formulation and implementation of plans and policies
Administer cost centre's financial resources
Conduct an assessment of a building's performance based design
Inspect building fire safety systems
Assess and evaluate a facility's fire/incident safety management systems in hazardous materials
Inspect for legislative compliance
Manage quality customer service
Develop and organise public safety education programs
Manage media requirements at major incident
Identify, analyse and evaluate risk
Manage physical resources
Develop assessment tools
Develop training and/or assessment organisational policies and procedures
Lead and conduct training and/or assessment evaluations
Design and develop learning strategies
Undertake organisational training needs analysis
Control a Level 2 incident
Manage information function at an incident
Manage logistics for a Level 2 incident
Manage operations for a Level 2 incident
Manage planning for a Level 2 incident
It is important to note that where units of competency within this qualification have pre-requisite requirements, the learner must have been assessed as competent within a fire context prior to undertaking training or assessment.
BSB units have been imported from the BSB07 Training Package.
TAA units have been imported from the TAA04 Training and Assessment Training Package.
Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12.
Employability Skills Summary for PUA50501 Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA50501 Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) 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.
The Employability Skills within a qualification may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
These Employability Skills may be obtained by the completion of this qualification but in no way reflect skills that may apply to any particular position within a fire service.
Employability Skills Statement
complete post incident documentation to organisational requirements
complete records for work area, accurately and legibly, in accordance with organisation's requirements
promote positive relations with stakeholders by facilitating open communication and responding promptly to queries
provide access to information on the organisation's occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs; and accurately and clearly explain this information to the work group
report significant changes in status and actions taken, consistent with organisational policy and procedures
apply the principles of conflict resolution and problem solving to improve team dynamics
identify opportunities to develop workplace knowledge and skills of team member/s
manage human and physical resources
use feedback from individuals/teams to identify and introduce improvements in future learning arrangements
use knowledge of team and personnel management to effectively and efficiently deploy human resources
deal with and resolve, issues raised through consultation promptly or refer them to the appropriate personnel for resolution in accordance with organisation's procedures
deploy resources to ensure the operational plan is implemented in accordance with organisational guidelines
develop an operational plan for a medium size incident and adjust if required in accordance with response requirements and operational guidelines
identify and report inadequacies in resource allocation
Initiative and enterprise
maintain situational awareness
network at an appropriate level
Planning and organising
assess the incident and identify resources required to deal with the incident
deploy human and physical resources effectively and efficiently
develop and implement a plan of response to a medium size incident in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures
implement organisational procedures for consultation over occupational health and safety issues and monitor them to ensure that all members of the work group have the opportunity to contribute
provide progress reports to stakeholders in line with organisational policies and procedures
develop and use networks effectively
display knowledge and skills in terms of job role
learn about legislative requirements relevant to emergency management, techniques for the prioritisation and evaluation of public safety risk management systems
learn about securing emergency/operations site
gather information from existing plans/databases
operate communication systems and equipment