PUA50120
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 PUA50120 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: PUA50120
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

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and document activities that exercise one or more of the elements of emergency management arrangements. It includes determining exercise need and purpose by designing and planning exercise activities, assessing exercise risks and identifying logistics requirements.

Emergency management exercises may be used to simulate emergency events in order to train personnel, review and test planning processes, identify needs and/or weaknesses, demonstrate capabilities and to practice people in working together. The design skills in this unit can be applied to any context in which an emergency management exercise is appropriate.

The unit applies to personnel with responsibility for designing emergency management exercises.

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 work within an emergency management context. It includes confirming jurisdictional emergency management arrangements, contributing to entity awareness of jurisdictional arrangements, supporting organisational and community emergency planning and decisions and applying knowledge of emergency management arrangements.

The unit applies to personnel preparing to work within an emergency management context. This may include individuals who are undertaking or are preparing to work in an emergency management role within their organisation and/or local community and requires broad knowledge of emergency management arrangements within differing jurisdictions.

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



Possible Electives

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to enable two-way communication with the community and to promote a positive public image. It includes promoting and representing the organisation in the community and advising and involving the community in public safety activities.

The unit is applicable to personnel who are required to take an active community engagement and educational role.

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 develop, implement and evaluate public safety awareness programs. It includes determining scope of program and developing, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of public safety awareness programs.

The unit applies to personnel who formally liaise with other organisations to increase response effectiveness and community safety.

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 deliver administrative, technical and/or professional services in a recovery service. This is provided by individuals working within a recovery framework of existing emergency management legislation, regulations, plans and arrangements. It includes clarifying service delivery requirements, implementing an action plan for service delivery and delivering recovery services.

The range of services provided will vary markedly with the scale and type of emergency and will address aspects of recovery in the social, built, economic and natural environments. Please note that the unit is not applicable to individuals performing management roles in the delivery of a recovery service.

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 manage the organisation’s public safety responsibilities within the context of established policy and organisational relationships.

The unit applies to public safety personnel who have senior managerial responsibility for ensuring appropriate organisational risk management strategies are in place and are implemented.

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 undertake asset management. It includes planning for, acquiring and managing physical resources to achieve organisational objectives.

The unit is applicable to personnel who manage a specific category of resource for the organisation or for personnel who manage multiple resources within a large cost centre. It is not appropriate for personnel who only manage physical resources during incidents.

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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