Certificate II in Public Safety (SES)
10 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
6 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.
Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to a unit it is identified by this symbol .
The pre-requisite units attached to any of the units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of units required for the qualification.
Communicate in the workplace
Provide services to clients
Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures
Work in a team
Work effectively in a public safety organisation
Provide basic emergency life support
Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
Protect and preserve incident scene
Maintain safety at an incident scene
Operate communications systems and equipment
Participate in a rescue operation
PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support
Work as a team member in an emergency operations centre
Apply first aid
Interpret road maps and navigate predetermined routes
Pathways into the qualification and pathways from the qualification
Within the SES sector, pathways into and from qualifications are based on organisational requirements and capabilities, as well as the requirement to meet unit of competency pre-requisites.
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA21312 Certificate II in Public Safety (SES) 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
discuss and clarify needs and expectations with clients
ensure non verbal communication is positive, culturally appropriate and tailored to the audience
fill in accident and incident forms
locate, interpret and provide relevant information to requests
use active listening skills and questioning techniques to clarify issues
use questioning, learning and summarising skills to establish client needs
encourage and acknowledge participation by team members
make a positive contribution to the effectiveness and efficiency of a team
participate in group meetings
support team members in achieving workplace goals
recognise, rectify where possible and report hazards in the work area to designated personnel according to workplace procedures
recognise and resolve problems and conflict
Initiative and enterprise
raise occupational health and safety issues with designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant occupational health and safety legislation
Planning and organising
assess work load and set priorities within allocated timeframes
identify factors affecting work requirements, assess their impact and take appropriate action to ensure work requirements are met
identify hazards and assess risks
develop and maintain own expertise
identify training and development needs relevant to the area of work
manage own work
monitor own work
recognise and manage signs of personal stress
maintain current required licences and certificates
participate in programs to ensure level of expertise meets organisationâ€™s requirements
learn about local operations centre activation procedures
use communication technology if relevant to workplace requirements
use information technology effectively