PUA Emergency Management

Project scope

 

This project is responding to identified gaps in the skills capability to build Australia’s disaster resilience. This includes the skills and knowledge to evaluate natural disasters impacts, manage emergency management centres, conduct emergency evacuations, as well as human factors in response and recovery activities.

 

Four new Units of Competency will be developed to address human factors during response and recovery activities, community evacuations and evacuation centre management.

 

VIEW CASE FOR CHANGE

 

The Public Safety Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. AIS is working with subject matter experts in the development of Training Package materials.

 

Timeline

 

The Case for Endorsement and draft materials are due to be submitted by 31 August, 2022.

 

Deliverables

 

 

PROJECT COMMENCEMENT

 

13 OCTOBER 2021

 

Work on this project has commenced.

 

Subject matter experts will be engaged to provide technical input into the Training Package development work.

Consultation

19 MAY 2022

DRAFT MATERIAL

 

On behalf of the Public Safety Industry Reference Committee, its TAC has drafted training package materials for this project and is requesting stakeholder feedback.

 

This project is addressing the skills requirements for the management of emergency response to help build Australia’s disaster resilience.

 

Four new Units of Competency have been developed, covering the skills and knowledge to evaluate natural disasters impacts, manage emergency management centres, conduct emergency evacuations, as well as human factors in response and recovery activities.

 

These units have been included as electives in the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management).

 

To view the drafts, click below:

Qualification

Units of Competency

Mapping Attachments Document

 

Please submit your feedback by close of business Thursday, 16 June 2022.

Submit your feedback

 

Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

Quality Assurance

12 AUGUST 2022

FINAL DRAFT CASE FOR ENDORSEMENT

 

The draft Training Package materials have undergone independent edit and quality assurance and have been updated to address skills required to help build Australia’s disaster resilience.

 

Four new Units of Competency have been developed to enable public safety emergency management leaders to develop skills and knowledge to evaluate natural disasters impacts, manage emergency management centres, conduct emergency evacuations, as well as human factors in response and recovery activities.

 

To view the final drafts, please click below:

Case for Endorsement  

Companion Volume Implementation Guide 

Mapping Attachments document  

Qualifications

Skill Sets  

Units of Competency  

 

The Case for Endorsement is scheduled to be submitted to the AISC in August 2022.

 

 

Validation

21 JUNE 2022

FINAL DRAFT MATERIAL

 

On behalf of the Public Safety Industry Reference Committee, its Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has considered all stakeholder feedback and revised draft Training Package materials for the Emergency Management project and would like your feedback. 

 

This project is addressing the skills requirements for the management of emergency response to help build Australia’s disaster resilience. 

 

Four new Units of Competency have been developed, covering the skills and knowledge to evaluate natural disasters impacts, manage emergency management centres, conduct emergency evacuations, as well as human factors in response and recovery activities. 

 

These units have been included as electives in the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management). 

 

Feedback closed Wednesday, 6 July 2022.

 

Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

Submission

8 SEPTEMBER 2022

CASE FOR ENDORSEMENT SUBMITTED TO AISC

 

The Public Safety Industry Reference Committee has submitted the Case for Endorsement and draft Training Package materials to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for consideration at its meeting on 12 October

 

View Case for Endorsement

 

If approved, this Case for Endorsement will result in:

 

Four new Units of Competency to enable public safety emergency management leaders to develop skills and knowledge to evaluate natural disasters impacts, manage emergency management centres, conduct emergency evacuations, as well as human factors in response and recovery activities.

 

These units have been included as electives in the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management).

 

Thank you to all stakeholders who provided valuable feedback and contributed to this project.

 

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Anna Jerrems

Industry Skills Specialist - Maritime

 

 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0459 031 101