Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue) - PUA31312

Surf Life Saving New South Wales

Entry Requirements:

Not applicable.

Subjects you can Study:

Operate and maintain a small powercraft and motor for rescue operations; Undertake helicopter safety and escape; Operate communications systems and equipment; Undertake beach safety management activities; Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures; Assess operational risk; Work as a team member in an emergency operations centre; Apply advanced resuscitation techniques; Apply advanced first aid; Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities; Perform advanced water rescues; Navigate in an aquatic environment; Provide first aid in remote situation; Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury; Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment; Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency; Provide services to clients; Prepare, maintain and test response equipment; Communicate in the workplace; Administer oxygen in an emergency situation; Treat operational risk; Work effectively in a public safety organisation; Drive vehicles under operational conditions; Work autonomously; Apply first aid; Provide pain management; Crew small powercraft in a rescue operation; Search as a member of an aquatic search team; Maintain safety at an incident scene; Perform basic water rescues; Control a Level 1 incident; Undertake advanced surf rescue; Operate and maintain a personal water craft for rescue operations; Promote public safety objectives by liaison with a culturally specific community; Contribute to team effectiveness

Study Pathways:

Pathways into the qualificationCandidates 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 PUA21012 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)working in a lifesaver, lifeguard, first responder or marine rescue rolewith vocational experience in beach or marine safety and first responder roles.Pathways from the qualificationAfter achieving the PUA31312 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role, such as:PUA41112 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)PUA42612 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management).

Related Careers:

Community Worker,
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Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLS NSW) trading as the Australian Lifesaving Academy NSW (ALA NSW) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID: 90394) which offers Nationally Recognised & Work Cover Approved First Aid Training covering all First Aid accreditation requirements. The ALA NSW is recognised by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and under its scope of registration can deliver and issue a number of accredited qualifications and units of competency. The ALA NSW can provide students with a First Aid package that includes onsite training, public course venues and First Aid and safety equipment that they require. Since its inception in 2004 the ALA NSW has delivered over 450,000 Units of Competency in CPR and First Aid throughout the ACT and NSW, to professionals and members of the community. Their current personnel have extensive experience in co-ordinating successful training partnerships, which have been supported by the organisational structure of the ALA NSW. A feature of these partnerships is the high level of customer service, regular client interaction, and professional conduct of all their staff. They are passionate about providing quality training and education services, and are always striving to exceed the expectations of their partners in all business communication and interactions. The ALA NSW has developed strong working relationships with businesses, schools, government departments and organisations. They currently deliver training at over 1,500 schools, 7 universities, 18 NSW councils, 800 child care centres and many more. Onsite training is available 24/7 for a minimum of 6 participants per course.

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