Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership) - PUA41019

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Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

The PUA41019 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership) is designed for emergency service and public safety personnel who undertake work in collaborative leadership roles. Individuals in emergency service and public safety leadership positions will be required to manage personnel, supplies and equipment as well as incidents and/or disasters as they arise.The role of a public safety leader involves the ability to implement change by inspiring individuals, teams and organisations, establishing and sharing a clear vision, providing information and methods to realise that vision whilst balancing the conflicting interests of key stakeholders. This may include negotiating with other organisations, communicating with personnel, consensus building and developing strategic plans.This qualification includes the units of competency required by emergency service and public safety personnel to perform in a range of leadership activities based on decision making, prioritisation, problem solving and guidance in difficult situations. It typically involves leading teams and/or organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Plan and implement a treatment measure
  • Liaise with media at a local level
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Conduct initial investigation at incident scene
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Assess competence
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Lead, manage and develop teams
  • Manage physical resources
  • Manage information
  • Provide services to clients
  • Manage and evaluate emergency management exercises
  • Work as a team member in an emergency operations centre
  • Contribute to an emergency risk management process
  • Administer allocation of resources
  • Coordinate search and rescue operations
  • Treat operational risk
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Drive vehicles under operational conditions
  • Manage financial resources
  • Foster a positive organisational image in the community
  • Administer a local public safety group
  • Plan, activate and maintain a communications network
  • Protect and preserve incident scene
  • Conduct briefings and debriefings
  • Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
  • Promote a learning environment in the workplace
  • Give evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting
  • Participate in assessment validation
  • Design emergency management exercises
  • Contribute to assessment

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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