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Course Number: PUA30613-01V02
The Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
cover the units of competency required by firefighters to perform a range of
varied activities such as structure firefighting and to respond to rescue
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pathways into the qualification
Candidates 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 PUA20613 Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and
After achieving the PUA30613 Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and
Emergency Operations), candidates may undertake a range of qualifications
relevant to their role, such as:
- PUA40313 Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision).
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
Thank you for your interest in this course. To register your interest, contact us.
North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.