Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)


PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

Course Overview
Baseline Training delivers the PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety Firefighting and Emergency Operations qualification reflects the role of response and rescue team members who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Designed for
Those learners wishing to undertake roles in public safety (firefighting and emergency response) leading to obtain a Nationally Recognised qualification. 

However, Learners will be required to successfully complete the Baseline LLN assessment.  Learners may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at this qualification level, such as after achieving the PUA20613 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

Course Content

The PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety Firefighting and Emergency Operations provides learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully obtain the following units of competency:
Units of Competency

Core Units

  • PUAEQU001B - Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
  • PUAFIR203B - Respond to urban fire
  • PUAFIR207B - Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR215 - Prevent injury
  • PUAOPE013A - Operate communications systems and equipment
  • PUASAR022A    Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUATEA001B - Work in a team
  • HLTFA211A - Provide basic emergency life support
Elective Units
  • PUAFIR305B -  Respond to aviation incidents (general)
  • PUAFIR316 - Identify, detact and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUAOPE014A - Navigate to an incident
  • PUASAR025A - Undertake confined space rescue

Delivery Method
Learners will have up to 36 Months from course commencement to complete the course.
Rolling Intakes
For public courses, Baseline Training provides a rolling intake model, where once a month a one-day face to face interactive workshop is conducted, which requires learners to participate in theory and practical activities. During each month, learners will need to complete a log of work within the workplace relevant to their studies.
Block Sessions - face to face
Face to face interactive workshops requiring learners to attend five days participating in both theory and practical activities. After the completion of the face to face workshops, learners will have access to the blearning portal in which the learner has 36 months to submit assessments.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is available for those with adequate industry experience. Please contact us for more information on how to produce an RPL evidence portfolio.
Assessment activities may include a combination of knowledge questions, scenarios and workplace projects. Upon successful completion of the qualification, learners will be awarded the PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety Firefighting and Emergency Operations.
Study Pathways

Learners who successfully complete the PUA30613 - Certificate III in Public Safety Firefighting and Emergency Operations qualification can engage in further training to complete full qualification/s from the PUA12 Training Package. Baseline can provide advice on PUA12 as a pathway to complete a full/higher qualification or further their career pathway. After achieving the PUA30613 Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role, such as:
PUA40313 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations).

PricingLearner Handbook 2019
Individuals: $900
Funding: Not applicable
Groups: Contact Baseline Training on 1300 227 354

Brisbane, Gladstone, Townsville and various locations/worksites as required
Note: If no courses are listed, please call us on 1300 227 354 to discuss our upcoming courses or your group training needs.