Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
Qualification Requirement: 11 units
All 7 core units plus 4 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 4 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.
Manage activities which exercise elements of emergency management
Facilitate emergency risk assessment
Determine treatment options
Manage recovery functions and services
Facilitate emergency planning processes
Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
Establish and review the business continuity management framework and strategies
Establish business networks
Develop and maintain business continuity plans
Develop a workplace learning environment
Build and maintain community relationships
Develop and use political nous
Prepare high-level/sensitive written materials
Participate in the management of the OHS information and data systems
Evaluate an organisation's OHS performance
Design complex projects
Liaise with other organisations
Develop and organise public safety awareness programs
Manage media requirements at major incident
Facilitate treatment strategy development and implementation
Deliver recovery services
Establish and manage a recovery centre
Facilitate community involvement in recovery
Work in an emergency management context
Coordinate activities which exercise elements of emergency management
Design activities which exercise elements of emergency management
Represent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting
Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilities
Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety system
Promote a learning environment in the workplace
BSB units have been imported from the BSB07 Business Services Training Package.
PSP units have been imported from the PSP04 Public Sector Training Package Training Package.
Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12
Pathways into the qualification
Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at this qualification level.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving the PUA60110 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role in emergency management.
Employability Skills Summary for PUA60110 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA60110 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency 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.
Employability Skills Statement
accurately document all stages of the process, decisions taken and outcomes in accordance with accountability and audit requirements
circulate draft criteria and supporting explanations widely for comment
develop and refine project brief with key stakeholders
establish working group with an appropriate balance of expertise, representation and authority for the project brief
manage workloads to ensure the wellbeing of all staff
monitor and enhance team work
assess project risks and develop contingencies for all key components of the strategy
constructively resolve conflicts between participants
develop processes for negotiating outcomes and making decisions within existing accountabilities
Initiative and enterprise
identify need for specialised information, additional skills and expertise
report opportunities for improving emergency management processes
negotiate and lobby persuasively
Planning and organising
design a package of recovery functions and services to meet identified needs
develop feasible consultation and project management strategies with stakeholders
develop project management plan in consultation with the group
strategically react to changes within the incident environment
work in multi professional teams
learn about emergency management concepts and principles
learn about relevant international and Australian Standards
learn about relevant legislative and regulatory arrangements relative
use a range of information technology devices including computers