PUA50119 – Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

Course Name: PUA50119 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

The program provides participants with training in the essential 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.

Course Code: PUA50119
Course Duration: Workshops are designed for delivery over a 12 month period. Flexible options or blended delivery is also available for people who would like to complete the program more quickly. Enrolment is open for 18 months.
Training Plans: Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

The Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) is a qualification specifically targeted at participants who are looking to gain or improve their skills in emergency management. This course provides the participant with a broad base skill set for working in the emergency management environment. These skills include Communication, Team Work, Problem Solving, Initiative and Enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self Management, Learning and Technology.

Participants will be empowered by this course and will be equipped to work in a multi-agency team responding to emergencies which occur in the community. Participants will gain a nationally recognised qualification in the Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) PUA50119


Assessment will be a combination of Demonstration/role-plays, Written reports/Case Studies and Journals, Projects, Knowledge/Tests and a Workplace Supervisors Report.

Entry Requirements:

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Qualification Requirements:

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.

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
PUACOM007B   Liaise with other organisations   Core
PUAEMR008B   Contribute to an emergency risk management process   Core
PUAEMR018A   Work in an Emergency Management Context   Core
PUAEMR031   Design Emergency Management Exercises   Core
PUAMAN001B   Manage the Organisation's Public Safety Responsibilities   Core
PUAMAN005B   Manage Projects   Core
PSPGEN050   Manage Conflict   Elective
PSPGEN054   Use complex workplace communication strategies   Elective
PUAEMR021A   Facilitate Emergency Planning Processes   Elective
PUAOPE017A   Coordinate Resources for a Multi-Agency Incident   Elective
PUAOPE019A   Control a Level 3 Incident   Elective

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.