PUA60119 – Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

Course Name: PUA60119 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

The purpose of this training is to provide you with the diverse knowledge and skills to perform a leadership role in an emergency management context across the Prevention, Preparation, Response and Recovery cycle.

Course Code: PUA60119
Course Duration: Program is designed to be delivered in workshop format over a 12 month period. Flexible learning options are available and can vary that time period. Enrolment is open for 24 months.

The program provides learners with the skills and knowledge required when working in an emergency management environment. This includes general management skills combined with a specific focus on working with the community and other key stakeholders prior to, during and after an emergency incident. This course addresses both the planning for, and the management of major risks.


 Demonstration / Role-Play. The student is required to demonstrate a range of skills whilst being observed by, or interacting with, the assessor. They activities will be clearly explained and always relate to duties relevant to the workplace. These activities allow the assessor to observe the student apply their knowledge and skills during practical activity.
 Written Report / Case Study / Journal. The student is required to produce a range of written records or reports based on real workplace scenarios or based on a case study that is provided by the assessor.
 Project. The student is required to undertake a range of projects in the context of his or her own workplace or on a case study that is provided by the assessor. A project will require the creation of various workplace documents (reports, memos, etc). Projects will often have a practical presentation component where the student will be asked to present the outcomes of their project.
 Knowledge Test. The student is required to undertake a number of written knowledge tests over the course of his or her study. These tests will be provided to the student by the assessor at an arranged time and the student will be required to individually complete the test. The student may research their answers from the course training materials and notes as well as relevant workplace references.
 Workplace Supervisor Report. Workplace supervisors will be asked to provide feedback about the student’s performance during a module. The supervisor will receive a briefing at the time the student begins studying each module to inform them of the module requirements.

Entry Requirements:

No entry requirements for this qualification

Qualification Requirements:

This program is available in both skill sets (groups of units leading to a Statement of Attainment) and as a full qualification.

Pre requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for this qualification.
This qualification incorporates 8 core units and 4 elective units and we offer a range of electives for this unit.

The structure provided is a sample only and participants are encouraged to discuss their learning goals and objectives with us.


RPL application

Recognition of prior learning is available on this qualification. If you have employment experience in this area, you may apply for recognition or prior learning. You will need to be able to provide evidence of your employment experience and the ACIM RPL team will assist you through the RPL process.

Credit transfer is also available for this qualification. This qualification allows for two (2) elective units to be imported from another endorsed training package or accredited course. All elective units selected from outside this qualification must be from an equivalent qualification level or higher.

Electives units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
If you have done previous study in this qualification or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and ACIM will conduct a credit assessment. For more information please contact us to discuss.