Operate Pumps Cluster


Training Plan
Operate Pumps Cluster (1)
PUMPS CERT III PERTH 30.05.24: 30-05-2024 to 30-05-2024 at Perth Training Centre, MADDINGTON, WA Full
PUMPS CERT III PERTH 4.07.24: 04-07-2024 to 04-07-2024 at Perth Training Centre, MADDINGTON, WA Apply
PUMPS CERT III PERTH 29.08.24: 29-08-2024 to 29-08-2024 at Perth Training Centre, MADDINGTON, WA Apply

This course involves the skills and knowledge required to operate portable and appliance-mounted fire fighting pumps safely and efficiently at an emergency situation and covers preparing pumps to deliver water, operating pumps and concluding pump operations. It also includes inspecting response equipment, testing response equipment and cleaning, maintaining and restowing equipment.


This course is applicable to personnel who are responsible for operating centrifugal appliance mounted pumps, portable pumps and foam systems at an incident. This work typically requires the application of basic principles in hydraulics and involves working as a member of a team under limited supervision.

Payment Plan
Payment Amount Paid By Upfront
Course Price: ***Payment is required to secure your booking, please contact our office*** $300.00 Yes
Note: All payments are represented in Australian dollars
Career Pathways

These units of competency form part of the elective units required to complete:
PUA30619- Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
PUA30719- Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)
PUA20619- Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
FWP30121 - Certificate III in Forest Operations


The course will be conducted over 1 day.

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.

Qualification Requirements

Pre-requisite: PUAFIR210 - Prevent Injury AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
PUAFIR203 - Respond to Urban Fire OR
PUAFIR220 - Respond to Isolated Structure Fire OR
PUAFIR204 - Respond to Wildfire OR
PUAFIR205 - Respond to Aviation Incident (Specialist)

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

Individual: $300.00 per person.
For private company bookings, please contact our office on 08 90211222 or email

Units of Competence
PUAEQU001 Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment
PUAFIR309 Operate Pumps