PUA50513
Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)

This qualification specifically recognises the skills and experience of firefighters

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The CLET PUA50513 Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) is available via RPL for current or former firefighters.   It is usually an option for those who have experience as a Station Officer or above for at least two years and have completed all relevant internal courses for this rank.

The PUA50513 Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) is an ideal qualification for those at rank who have not had the opportunity to receive PUA units of competency in their organisational training.  This means that it is harder to be competitive both in the organisation and when seeking employment elsewhere.  The Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) is essential to ensuring that you are as competitive as possible.

If you have experience in the country or metropolitan fire services, or similar, apply for RPL today with CLET and we will help you get the recognition you deserve.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
Course Code: PUA50513
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 20
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit covers the competency to develop networks and relationships and liaise effectively with other organisations.

This unit covers the competency required to determine a range of strategies that can be used to control incidents.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to implement public safety risk prevention strategies which can be used to reduce the risk to the community.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers competency in implementing and monitoring occupational health and safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and programs in the workplace.

The unit is based on the National Guidelines for Integrating Occupational Health and Safety Competencies into national industry competency standards.

This unit covers the competency required to manage a multi-team response to incidents which may be time critical and/or potentially threatening to life, property or the environment.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to command resources to achieve resolution of a Level 2 incident.

A person performing this role has the title of Operations Officer and is delegated responsibility by the Incident Controller to implement the strategies to resolve the incident.

Level 2 incidents are complex either in size, resources or risk. They are characterised by the need for:

deployment of resources beyond initial response

OR

sectorisation of the incident

OR

establishment of functional sections due to the levels of complexity (such as operations and planning)

OR

a combination of the above

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency to promote a workplace learning environment in which work and learning are integrated to support the achievement of individual and organisation objectives.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

Operators may have staff involved in delivering customer service and are responsible for the quality of their work. In many instances the work will occur within the organisation’s policies and procedures framework. At this level, the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, will be required.

This unit covers the competency to determine public education requirements and develop and implement programs.

This unit covers the development of a media strategy and the management of the media and provision of information for a major incident.

This unit describes the outcomes required to identify, analyse and evaluate risk to determine which risks need treatment and the treatment priorities.

No licencing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to respond to an incident and to undertake a preliminary fire investigation prior to the arrival of a specialist fire investigator.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to coordinate and implement a range of human resource management activities.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to consult on, develop, implement and evaluate a policy or plan for an organisation.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to prepare budget estimates and to administer and report on the budget’s performance.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit covers the competency required to interpret building plans and associated documentation for fire safety systems; to locate and note variations to systems; to assess the operation and maintenance of the systems; and to report on the findings of the inspection in accordance with organisational requirements.

Legislative, regulatory and certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

This unit covers the competency required to inspect areas to assist owners/occupiers to detect non-compliance, breaches and/or risks to the public or the environment, including responding to complaints from the public, acting to minimise risks to the public and/or the environment, and recording and reporting non-compliance or initiating infringement notices.

Legislative, regulatory and certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

This unit covers the competency required to assess and evaluate a facility’s fire and incident safety management systems for dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances.

Legislative, regulatory and certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

This unit covers the competency to manage and evaluate projects.

This unit covers the competence to command an organisation's personnel within a multi-agency emergency response environment.

Command is the internal direction of the members and resources of an organisation in the performance of the organisation's roles and tasks by agreement or in accordance with relevant legislation. Command operates vertically within an organisation.

This qualification supports promotion within fire organisations as well as providing recognition of experience for those seeking to leave the fire service.

RPL FEES - $1600 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $1600 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on all CLET qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and the CLET RPL team will assist you through the RPL assessment process. Apply for RPL below to commence the process.

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