Advance your career in Emergency and Disaster Management with the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management). The Advanced Diploma qualification will equip you with knowledge and skills for a range of technical and leadership functions specific to public safety, in the areas of Prevention/Mitigation, Preparation, Response and Recovery. The course is suitable for current paid professionals or volunteers who are working within an emergency or disaster management role or those who aspire to do so. As a graduate of this course, you may choose to undertake additional studies by enrolling in the Bachelor of Emergency Service, where you will gain credit for your Advanced Diploma or entry into the Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management.
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 enter the qualification through the PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) or equivalent units of competency from previous study.
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:
• 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)
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|AQF Level||Level 6: Advanced Diploma|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Career Opportunities and Occupations:
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
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.
Includes 1.5 years for the units from clusters 1-3 which are completed in PUA50119 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
|Advanced Diploma units - Cluster 4
Core elements reflect on the work undertaken during the PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) course during clusters 1-3. The focus of this cluster centres around understanding the complexity of facilitating emergency risk assessment and determining treatment options, presenting these to the allocated host organisation. The final component of the PUA60119 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management ) course is working with the diploma students in managing and evaluating the diploma student designed exercise. This would be a typical role for a senior practitioner within the sector. This aspect takes time and patience to fully understand the complexities and learning to work and communicate with other agencies and the community. Units are clustered together as interdependent information sources.
|PUAEMR012||Determine treatment options||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR021||Facilitate emergency planning processes||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR009||Facilitate emergency risk assessment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR011||Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Cluster 1 - Diploma of Public Safety units
Cluster 1 units are completed in PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management).
|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 - Diploma of Public Safety units
Cluster 2 units are completed in PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management).
|PUAOPE017||Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR017||Manage recovery functions and services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAEMR013||Design emergency management exercises||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|PUAMAN005||Manage projects||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Cluster 3 - Diploma of Public Safety units
Cluster 3 units are completed in PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management).
|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||PUAOPE017 - Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident|
|2||PUAEMR017 - Manage recovery functions and services|
|2||PUAEMR013 - Design emergency management exercises|
|2||PUAMAN005 - Manage projects|
|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|
|4||PUAEMR012 - Determine treatment options|
|4||PUAEMR021 - Facilitate emergency planning processes|
|4||PUAEMR009 - Facilitate emergency risk assessment|
|4||PUAEMR011 - Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises|