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 choose to undertake additional studies by enrolling in the PUA60119 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) or Bachelor of Emergency Service, where you will gain credit for your Diploma.
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.
Experience within an emergency service agency, volunteer or paid, Federal and State Government, essential services and Non Government Organisations within an emergency management context would be an advantage.
Digital Literacy - The student will need to have access to the internet and the ability to:
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|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
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Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
18 Months Full Time: This program is delivered via mixed mode. Theory is delivered online, but attendance at residential school is compulsory.
The focus of Cluster 1 centres around understanding the complexity of inter-related Emergency Management Arrangements and Legislation which forms the foundation for industry activity. This aspect takes time and patience to fully understand the complexities and learning to work and communicate with other agencies and the community.
|PUAEMR018||Work in an emergency management context||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR008||Contribute to an emergency risk management process||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUACOM007||Liaise with other organisations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Cluster 2 focus is the journey of inter-agency consultation and collaboration processes. The self directed activities lead to two exercise activities, one a desktop and the second a functional exercise evaluated during the 5 day residential school, aimed at testing systems and processes of emergency management including coordination of resources and managing the transition to recovery.
|PUAEMR013||Design emergency management exercises||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAMAN005||Manage projects||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR017||Manage recovery functions and services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAOPE017||Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Cluster 3 brings together the learning from Clusters 1 and 2, into the area of undertaking emergency management planning for managing an organisations public safety responsibilities and professional image. This cluster also incorporates the leading, management and development of small teams in the management of these components.
|PUATEA003||Lead, manage and develop teams||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAMAN001||Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilities||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUACOM005||Foster a positive organisational image in the community||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||PUAEMR018 - Work in an emergency management context|
|1||PUAEMR008 - Contribute to an emergency risk management process|
|1||PUACOM007 - Liaise with other organisations|
|2||PUAEMR013 - Design emergency management exercises|
|2||PUAMAN005 - Manage projects|
|2||PUAEMR017 - Manage recovery functions and services|
|2||PUAOPE017 - Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident|
|3||PUATEA003 - Lead, manage and develop teams|
|3||PUAMAN001 - Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilities|
|3||PUACOM005 - Foster a positive organisational image in the community|