Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
12 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
8 core units
4 elective units
Choose a minimum of 2 elective units from the list below.
Choose the remaining 2 units from either the 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.
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 this qualification.
Facilitate emergency risk assessment
Determine treatment options
PUAEMR008B Contribute to an emergency risk management process
PUAEMR009B Facilitate emergency risk assessment
Manage recovery functions and services
Facilitate emergency planning processes
Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises
Design emergency management exercises
Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
Develop and maintain business continuity plans
Liaise with other organisations
Develop and organise public safety awareness programs
Manage media requirements at major incident
Deliver recovery services
Establish and manage a recovery centre
Facilitate community involvement in recovery
Work in an emergency management context
Represent the organisation in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting
Manage the organisations public safety responsibilities
Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety system
Promote a learning environment in the workplace
Build client relationships and business networks
Develop a workplace learning environment
Build and maintain community relationships
Develop and use political nous
Prepare high-level/sensitive written materials
Design complex projects
Participate in the management of the OHS information and data systems
Evaluate an organisations OHS performance
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 PUA60112 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role in emergency management.
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA60112 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.
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