Lead a crew


Training Plan
Lead a Crew (2) Apply

The emergency response team leader faces many difficult situations and environments. Because of this they require specialised leadership skills that allow them to choose which style is appropriate and then utilise that style to finish the task.


This course covers the competency required to lead a small team to perform operational tasks at an incident including preparation of the crew for tasks, how to lead a crew and how to conclude the tasks.


The course will be conducted over 2 days.

Entry Requirements

Photo ID must be presented on arrival at the training premises.

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Assessment Requirements

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

While the training for the enrolled units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of competency is assessed as a discrete unit.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by RIKLAN Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994) under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services Trainer/Assessor with strong knowledge of relevant Legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.

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.

Course Fee

The course will be conducted over

Units of Competence
PUAOPE020 Lead a crew