PUA30619 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

Training Plan
Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) Apply

This qualification is suitable for emergency response team members, fire fighters and
individuals responsible for public safety. This qualification will provide the practical
knowledge and skills to apply a wide variety of fire fighting and emergency response
techniques. Participants will ideally be currently engaged in firefighting and emergency response activities or looking to enter this industry.


The course will be conducted over 20 days, but will vary depending on required units of competency.

Entry Requirements

Some of the courses listed have pre-requisite requirements, in most cases the pre-requisites are covered during the training. The pre-requisite units attached to any core or elective units must be obtained and are additional to the number of units required for this qualification.

Qualification Requirements

Upon satisfactory completion of this training participants will be awarded the Nationally Recognised qualification PUA30619 Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services instructor with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards.

Materials or Equipment Required

Students must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and steel cap boots.


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

Units of Competence
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation Core
PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire Core
PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident Core
PUAFIR309 Operate pumps Core
PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe Core
PUAVEH001 Drive vehicles under operational conditions Core
PUAWHS002 Maintain safety at an incident scene Core
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid Elective
PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident Elective
PUASAR024 Undertake road crash rescue Elective
PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue Elective
PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue Elective
PUATEA002 Work autonomously Elective

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