PUA20619 Competencies

Course Breakdown:

11 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 8 core units
  • 3 elective units

Choose a minimum of 1 elective unit from the lists below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the lists below, or elsewhere within this training package, or another endorsed training package, or accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must be from an equivalent qualification level or higher.

Elective units selected from outside the qualification must not duplicate content already covered by units in this qualification.

Core Units:

PUAEQU001 – Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR203 – Respond to urban fire

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
    • Prerequisite: PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR207 – Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAOPE013 – Operate communications systems and equipment

PUASAR022 – Participate in a rescue operation

  • Prerequisite: HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

OR

  • PUAEME001 Provide emergency care
    • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUATEA001 -Work in a team

HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support

Elective Units:

PUACOM001 – Communicate in the workplace

PUACOM002 – Provide services to clients

PUAFIR204 – Respond to wildfire

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR205 – Respond to aviation incident (specialist)

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire
    • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
      • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR206 – Check installed fire safety systems

PUAFIR208 – Participate in community safety activities

PUAFIR209 – Work safely around aircraft

PUAFIR212 – Rappel from helicopter

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR209 Work safely around aircraft

PUAFIR220 – Respond to isolated structure fire

  • Prerequisite: PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUAFIR309 – Operate pumps

  • Prerequisite: PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
    • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)
  • And one of the following four units:
    • PUAFIR220 Respond to isolated structure fire
      • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

OR

  • PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire
    • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
      • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

OR

  • PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire
    • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

OR

  • PUAFIR205 Respond to aviation incident (specialist)
    • PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire
      • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
        • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUALAW001 – Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAWHS001 – Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures

PUASAR023 – Participate in an urban search and rescue Category 1

  • Prerequisite: HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

OR

  • PUAEME001 Provide emergency care
    • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

PUASAR001 – Perform land based swiftwater and floodwater rescue and recovery

  • Prerequisite: HLTAID003 Apply first aid

PUATEA004 – Work effectively in a public safety organisation

 

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