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.
18 Months. This program is delivered online.
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 StructureDuration:
18 Months. This program is delivered online.
INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
|PUACOM007||Liaise with other organisations|
|PUAEMR038||Work within an emergency management context|
|BSBSTR603||Develop business continuity plans|
OPERATIONAL CONCEPTS IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
|PUAOPE022||Manage logistics for complex incident|
|PUAOPE003||Manage the public information function at an incident|
|PUAOPE025||Manage planning for a complex incident|
|PUAOPE023||Manage operations for a level 2 incident|
DESIGNING EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EXERCISES
|PUAOPE017||Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident|
|PUAEMR032||Design emergency management exercises|
|2022 March||Online Available|
|2022 July||Online Available|
|2023 February||Online Available|
|2023 July||Online Available|
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
|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)|
|Fee for service||$8,940.00 (2023)|
|Fee for service per unit||$894.00 (2023)|
|TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit||$670.00 (2023)|
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