PUA20719 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)



This vital firefighting training course is 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, mining, construction, manufacturing and the rural sector. Highly suitable for Government & non Government Emergency Response personnel.

The program includes:

  • Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment
  • Risk Management, Community Safety & working effectively in a team
  • Operational Procedures and Protocols
  • Fire Behaviour and Responding to Wildfire
  • Electives as chosen


This highly practical and interactive program provides the knowledge and skills required by responders to perform a range of varied activities such as respond to wildfire, participate in prescribed burning and community safety. Ideal for persons operating as part of a firefighting team, responding to disasters and/or incidents that endanger life, property and the environment. 


      • 5 extended days


      The qualification consists of 4 cores, 7 electives.

      • PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
      • PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire
      • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
      • PUATEA001 Work in a team

      • PUACOM001 Communicate in the workplace
      • PUACOM002 Provide services to clients
      • PUAFIR208 Participate in community safety activities
      • PUAFIR209 Work safely around aircraft
      • PUAFIR201 Assist with prescribed burning
      • PUAWHS001 Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures
      • PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment

      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. 
      Gain your firefighting training Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations) now with RR+R.