Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) - PUA20619

Baseline Training Pty Ltd

The PUA20619 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) is designed for introductory level firefighting and emergency response professionals who respond to disasters and/or incidents that endanger life, property and the environment, as a member of a firefighting team. The role of a firefighter at this level is to suppress and extinguish fires, undertake rescue, respond to hazardous materials incidents, to protect lives and to prevent the destruction of property and the environment. To prevent fires from starting and to improve community safety, a firefighter\u2019s duties may include participating in community education programs about fire and community safety and contributing to fire inspections of locations to verify adherence to local fire regulations.This qualification includes the units of competency required by firefighters to respond to urban fire incidents and to perform a range of other related activities. At this level, firefighters generally work under supervision and have limited discretion in selecting equipment, and determining tacticsThe fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations that have responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire management services. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Subjects you can Study:

Undertake helicopter winch operations; Respond to urban fire; Communicate in the workplace; Check installed fire safety systems; Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures; Provide services to clients; Respond to isolated structure fire; Participate in community safety activities; Participate in a rescue operation; Work in a team; Rappel from helicopter; Work safely around aircraft; Trim and cut felled trees; Perform land based swiftwater and floodwater rescue and recovery; Operate pumps; Respond to aviation incident (specialist); Protect and preserve incident scene; Operate breathing apparatus open circuit; Undertake hover-exit operations from helicopter; Prepare, maintain and test response equipment; Provide first aid; Respond to wildfire; Operate communications systems and equipment; Prevent injury; Participate in a first response urban search and rescue Category 1; Work effectively in a public safety organisation

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Established in 2009, Baseline Training is an accredited training company that provides vital learning resources to workers across Australia. We specialise in real, relevant workplace training by industry experts and veterans. As part of the Corporate Protection Australia Group (CPA Group), our trainers are fully qualified, ASQA compliant and up-to-date in all areas we deliver training.

Our aim is to educate workers so they can return home safe and sound at the end of the working day. We help our students develop the right attitude towards their workplace – and when there are risks and occasional dangers we’re presented with in our variety of industries, it’s imperative that we do this for each and every employee. We ensure that our clients and students have the skills and knowledge they need to minimise risk on any jobsite. We aim to boost students’ confidence, encourage long-term competency and develop their skills throughout their career.


Our workplace trainers have decades of combined real-life experience on all kinds of worksites. In addition, our trainers spend time within industry each year to update and maintain their knowledge. Their theoretical expertise will bolster your training experience, and provide you with the professional perspective you need to take your practice to the next level. Take your renewed knowledge back with you to the workplace and maximise the safety and efficiency of what you do.


Accidents happen, but they are still avoidable. With the knowledge, experience and expertise of our trainers, Baseline Training is able to fully prepare you for any emergency situations or dangerous incidents that can occur in the workplace. Baseline can equip you with all the knowledge and training you need to obtain your high risk work license, whether that is conducting the training in your workplace or face-to-face on one of our campuses. 


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