AVI_GEN – PUAFIR305B Respond to Aviation incidents (General)


This unit applies to personnel required to respond to an aircraft incident, primarily outside the major domestic and international airports.

This unit is not intended to replace work undertaken by aviation firefighters who specialise in aviation firefighting. Training for aviation firefighting is encompassed within other units within the Fire Sector qualifications.

Course Name: AVI_GEN - PUAFIR305B Respond to Aviation incidents (General)
Course Code: AVI_GEN
Course Duration: 4 Days
Training Plans: Respond to Aviation Incidents (General)

The aim of this course is to provide a forum to facilitate the skills and competency to respond to an aviation incident, under supervision, as a member of a non-specialist team.

The course focuses on emergency response in an aviation context, and does not factor time for training or attainment in pre-requisite knowledge and skills. If the pre-requisite knowledge and skills are not demonstrated to the standard specified for the units, a skills development plan will be recommended to provide the participants the opportunity to attain competency.


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

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Riklan Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994)

Entry Requirements:

PUAFIR218 Respond to isolated structure fire, or, PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire
PUAFIR207B Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit

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.

Mode of Delivery:

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

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
PUAFIR305B Respond to aviation incidents (general)

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. Visit usi.gov.au

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