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PUA50120 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

Take the next step in advancing your emergency management professional development knowledge, skills and capability with this course.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

DURATION

18 Months.  This program is delivered online.

AVAILABILITY

Online

UNITS/CREDITS

10 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Career opportunities and occupations include: Local Government – Emergency Management Officer, Community Engagement Officer State Emergency Services – Region Controller/Manager, Emergency Management Officer, Training Officer, Community Engagement Officer, Volunteer Support Officer, Community Resilience Coordinator Country / Rural Fire Service – Emergency Management Officer, Training Officer, Community Engagement Officer Health Services – Emergency Management Officer Police Services – Emergency Management Officer Mining / Oil / Gas Industries – Emergency Services Manager / Superintendent Essential Utility Services – Emergency Management Coordinator / Supervisor

Advance your career in Emergency and Disaster Management with the Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management). This diploma qualification will equip you with industry-wide knowledge and skills, such as communication and emergency procedures, and areas specific to the roles and functions of public safety such as Prevention/Mitigation, Preparation, Response and Recovery. The course is suitable for current or aspiring paid professionals or volunteers alike.

As a graduate of this course, you may be eligible for credits towards higher level courses in Emergency Management.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Online Course Structure

Duration:

18 Months.  This program is delivered online.

INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
PUACOM007Liaise with other organisations
PUAEMR038Work within an emergency management context
BSBSTR603Develop business continuity plans
OPERATIONAL CONCEPTS IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
PUAOPE022Manage logistics for complex incident
PUAOPE003Manage the public information function at an incident
PUAOPE025Manage planning for a complex incident
PUAOPE023Manage operations for a level 2 incident
DESIGNING EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EXERCISES
PUAOPE017Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
PUAMAN005Manage projects
PUAEMR032Design emergency management exercises

Online

2022 MarchOnline Available
2022 JulyOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Required:

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at this qualification level.

Digital Literacy - The student will need to have access to the internet and the ability to:

  • Use search engines to search the internet
  • Navigate websites
  • Download and upload documents
  • Confidently manage files and documents on their computer, including organising their documents into folders, moving, copying and renaming documents
  • Type and format documents in Word, including working with tables,
  • Manage text (i.e. cut/copy/paste)

Career opportunities and occupations include:

  • Local Government – Emergency Management Officer, Community Engagement Officer
  • State Emergency Services – Region Controller/Manager, Emergency Management Officer, Training Officer, Community Engagement Officer, Volunteer Support Officer, Community Resilience Coordinator
  • Country / Rural Fire Service – Emergency Management Officer, Training Officer, Community Engagement Officer
  • Health Services – Emergency Management Officer
  • Police Services – Emergency Management Officer
  • Mining / Oil / Gas Industries – Emergency Services Manager / Superintendent
  • Essential Utility Services – Emergency Management Coordinator / Supervisor
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$430.00 (2022)
Fee for service$8,600.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$860.00 (2022)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86. The 2022 VET Student Loan Cap for this course is $10,813. VET Student Loans can be used to pay for all or part of an eligible student’s Tuition Fees. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students studying diploma level and above qualifications to pay their tuition fees. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is paid. Please refer to VET Student Loan for details and eligibility.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and stipends.
Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more. 

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Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

A UNI THAT KNOWS CREDIBILITY IS KEY
In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation’s best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation’s most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

A UNI THAT LEADS IN ONLINE EDUCATION
A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country and even internationally. We work hard to deliver the latest techniques in online study, and have even planned our physical sites to provide more services to our widespread online study cohort.

A UNI THAT KNOWS CONVENIENCE COUNTS
CQUniversity is truly focused on our students’ needs, and that means responding to what, how and where they want to study. It is why we are now Australia’s largest regional university, with more than 20 metropolitan and regional locations across five states, delivering TAFE and university qualifications in on-campus, online and supported online modes to more than 30 000 students.

A UNI THAT KNOWS YOUR EXPERIENCE MATTERS
CQUniversity’s strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we are here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one. International students can apply for a USI once in Australia.

You can apply for this course by clicking the Apply Now button below. Should you require any assistance please contact our Student Advice team by calling 13 27 86.

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This course is open and suitable for all persons who are either interested in Emergency Management or who are already involved in Emergency Management and would like to consolidate their knowledge and experience into a recognised national award.

Brian Mattner

Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) Teacher