Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations 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 elective units from either the list below, or from 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.
Manage organisational communication strategies
Liaise with other organisations
Liaise with media at a local level
Administer a local public safety group
Establish context for emergency risk assessment
Manage human resources
Implement and monitor the organisations occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs
Manage emergency operations
Manage search and rescue operations
Manage media requirements at major incident
Develop community awareness network
Assess emergency risk
PUAEMR022 Establish context for emergency risk assessment
Manage risk treatment implementation
Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises
Design emergency management exercises
Conduct initial investigation at incident scene
Give evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting
Manage and facilitate change
Control a Level 1 incident
Manage a multi-team sector
Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
Control a Level 3 incident
Promote a learning environment in the workplace
Provide work skill instruction
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
Coordinate and facilitate distance based learning
Design and develop learning programs
Maintain training and assessment information
For the purposes of gaining a qualification the following units count as one unit*:
Plan assessment activities and processes
Contribute to assessment
Participate in assessment validation
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 PUA50412 Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations 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
articulate and model effective communication techniques to the workforce
communicate and document in a clear and concise manner and in appropriate language, individualâ€™s rights and obligations under industrial awards/agreements and legislation
develop strategies for effective internal and external dissemination of information to meet the organisationâ€™s requirements
manage media liaison to maximise public awareness and to ensure warnings are effectively promulgated
prepare operational reports to organisational standards
provide advice and support sensitive to the individualâ€™s needs to people in the performance of their duties
supply relevant and succinct information to media when operational responsibilities are under control and when organisational representative is available to talk to the media
understand language and literacy levels of personnel
accurately and clearly explain relevant provisions of occupational health and safety legislation and codes of practice to the work group
apply knowledge of conflict resolution strategies and techniques
consider special communication needs in developing strategies to avoid discrimination in the workplace
develop networks and relationships and liaise effectively
establish and agree upon goals for people and teams to optimise achievement in work tasks
establish formal and informal networks
establish key performance measures for individuals/work groups
monitor performance of individuals and teams/groups against key performance indicators
supervise operations centre staff work to ensure it meets relevant occupational health and safety, and other regulatory requirements
use training, education and development plans as part of individual/team performance plans