Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)

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Qualification Requirement: 13 units

All 8 core units plus 5 elective units

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol .

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

The 5 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

add topic PUADEFCP001A

Evaluate and review safety cases

add topic PUADEFCP002A

Apply knowledge of regulatory system

add topic PUADEFCP003A

Apply knowledge of OH&S legislation

add topic PUADEFCP004A

Apply knowledge of risk assessment

add topic PUADEFCP005A

Apply knowledge of risk management

add topic PUADEFCP006A

Apply knowledge of safety case development process

add topic PUADEFCP007A

Provide specialist safety case advice

add topic BSBCOM501B

Identify and interpret compliance requirements


Elective Units

add topic BSBOHS509A

Ensure a safe workplace

add topic BSBPMG503A

Manage project time

add topic BSBPMG504A

Manage project costs

add topic BSBPMG506A

Manage project human resources

add topic BSBPMG507A

Manage project communications

add topic BSBPMG509A

Manage project procurement

add topic BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic PSPFIN501A

Apply public sector financial policies and processes

add topic PSPGOV504B

Undertake research and analysis

add topic PSPGOV512A

Use complex workplace communication strategies

add topic PSPGOV513A

Refine complex workplace documents

add topic PSPGOV515A

Develop and use political nous

add topic PSPPM501B

Design complex projects

add topic PSPPM502B

Manage complex projects

add topic PSPPM503B

Close complex projects

add topic PSPPM504A

Carry out complex project activities

add topic PSPPM601B

Direct complex project activities

add topic PUACOM002B

Provide services to clients

add topic PUACOM007B

Liaise with other organisations

add topic PUAEMR001B

Establish context and develop risk evaluation criteria

add topic PUAEMR002B

Identify, analyse and evaluate risk

add topic PUAEMR001B Establish context and develop risk evaluation criteria

add topic PUAEMR003B

Determine treatment strategies

add topic PUAEMR004B

Manage treatment strategy implementation

add topic PUAEMR003B Determine treatment strategies

add topic TAAASS401C

Plan and organise assessment

add topic TAAASS402C

Assess competence

add topic TAAASS404B

Participate in assessment validation


BSB unit has been imported from the BSB07 Business Services Training Package.

PSP units have been imported from the PSP04 Public Sector 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.


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Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Licensing Information

Not applicable.

Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for PUA52210 Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA52210 Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance) 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


communicate with stakeholders using a range of communication styles to suit different audiences and purposes

detail requirements, write recommendations and monitor plans requiring precision of expression

prepare business case and obtain approvals to proceed with test development in accordance with organisational policy, procedures and guidelines

use language that is appropriate to audience and to report purposes and objectives


clarify and agree on skills, roles and responsibilities of team members and stakeholders, and identify reporting requirements

regularly consult staff and stakeholders to discuss progress and to ensure effective results

Problem solving

apply risk assessment and management techniques

identify risks and apply the risk management process

conduct a critical analysis of the safety case in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

undertake research and analysis to identify impacts and risks, constraining factors and alternate options

Initiative and enterprise

check grammar, spelling and style for accuracy and punctuation

take responsibility for the quality of own output

use discretion and judgement

use public relations strategies to promote and gain endorsement

Planning and organising

define aims, objectives and impacts of the safety case, and identify resources to complete quality deliverables on time and within budget

determine report structure

establish consultation and reporting mechanisms in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

implement and monitor plans

plan and establish programmed review of objectives and achievement in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

schedule review activities


work independently or as part of a team under direct and indirect supervision


implement relevant legislation, organisational policies and procedures that may impact on the safety case


access/prepare information electronically or in hard copy

monitor required systems throughout the process in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

use application software suited to the safety case assessment process

use appropriate software to apply design elements to texts that satisfies report purposes and objectives