Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)

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Have you been working with the SES?  Is your background in the fire services or with ambulance?  Are you current or former military or police?

The CLET PUA50119 Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) is available via RPL for those with experience working in emergency response or disaster management.  The CLET RPL process is straightforward and designed specifically for those members of the essential teams that respond in times of crisis.  

If you have experience in any of these relevant areas, apply for RPL with CLET today and the RPL Team will help you get the recognition you deserve.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
Course Code: PUA50119
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL or Study options available
Awards for RPL:
Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: Yes
Units Recognised: 10
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

Possible Electives

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to collaboratively facilitate development of new or the revision of existing facility emergency response plans in a multi-organisational and community context. Such plans may focus on one or more aspects of emergency management such as prevention, preparedness, response and/or recovery.

It includes establishing the facility emergency response planning context and framework, developing agreed planning processes and methodology and undertaking research and analysis for emergency management planning. It also includes developing and refining emergency management planning outcomes, documenting the emergency plan and validating the plan.

The unit applies to personnel responsible for developing emergency management plans within or by local government, emergency services or government agencies and departments, event organisers, utilities, critical infrastructure or high occupancy buildings and service providers.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Emergency Management - all sectors
  • Emergency services officer
  • Emergency response officer

RPL FEES - $1650 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $1650 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on all CLET qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and the CLET RPL team will assist you through the RPL assessment process. Apply for RPL below to commence the process.

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