Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) - PUA60519

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

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

The PUA60519 Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management) is designed for firefighting professionals performing senior management responsibilities such as developing and implementing strategic plans, performing policy reviews and undertaking stakeholder engagement with government and non-government agencies. The role of a firefighter at this level is to manage larger and/or complex emergency incidents, to protect lives and to prevent the destruction of property and the environment. To prevent incidents from occurring and to improve community safety, a firefighter\u2019s duties may include managing community safety and education strategies or programs and managing fire safety strategies and programs to ensure adherence to local fire regulations. This qualification includes the units of competency required by firefighters to perform senior firefighting management activities both in the workplace and in dealing with a variety of hazards. It typically involves the management of human resources, equipment, services and contingency measures.The 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.


  • Develop and administer organisational policies, procedures and practices
  • Manage the implementation of community safety strategies
  • Promote the organisation's mission and services
  • Provide strategic safety advice at an incident
  • Manage human resources
  • Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
  • Manage operations for a Level 3 incident
  • Manage people performance
  • Establish and maintain the work, health and safety system
  • Manage the organisation's public safety responsibilities
  • Manage financial resources
  • Manage organisational communication strategies
  • Manage marketing requirements
  • Control a Level 3 incident
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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