PUA20619 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

PUA20619 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

This highly practical and interactive program provides the knowledge and skills required by responders to perform a range of varied activities such as structural fire fighting, responding to rescue incidents involving hazardous materials and working safely around aircraft in a rotary wing context. 

Facilitated by a team of highly skilled and experienced operational subject matter experts and assessors, the skills and knowledge developed on this program can be applied in a wide range of industries such as emergency services, oil and gas, construction and manufacturing and the resources sector. 

Participants will learn real skills for work and life including:

  • Respiratory & SCBA
  • Introduction to firemanship and urban fire
  • Operational procedures, protocols and equipment
  • HAZMAT, compartment fire behaviour, operational fire fighting and rescue
    Duration:
    • 5 extended days
    Qualification:
    The qualification consists of 8 cores, 3 electives.
    Cores: 
    • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
    • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
    • PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire
    • PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
    • PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment
    • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
    • PUATEA001 Work in a team
    Electives:
    • PUALAW001 Protect and preserve incident scene
    • PUAFIR324 Render hazardous material incidents safe
    • PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident
    All prerequisites are covered within the program, however assessed prior to required UoC. This qualification can be customised and contextualised utilising alternate electives in line with packaging rules for specific groups.
    This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government utilising Smart & Skilled funding. Concessions or partial/full exemptions may apply for eligible participants.