Emergency Service Worker

Overview

Attends the scene of emergencies to minimise risk to community safety and security.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Tasks

  • attending the scene of fires and other emergencies reported to authorities
  • rescuing and evacuating people stranded or trapped in dangerous situations
  • operating pumps, spraying water, foam and chemicals from hoses, portable extinguishers and other appliances to extinguish fires and to disperse or neutralise dangerous substances
  • cutting openings in buildings and crashed vehicles to free occupants
  • maintaining site security systems
  • administering first aid
  • attending and participating in training activities, rescue classes, drills, demonstrations and courses in emergency and fire-fighting techniques
  • training recruits in emergency procedures and practices
  • visiting buildings and potential fire hazards to study access points and locations of hydrants
  • maintaining tools and equipment

Alternative Titles

  • Emergency Response Officer

Specialisations

  • Industrial Paramedic

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

33 courses found.

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RII41319: Certificate IV in Emergency Response Coordination
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RII30719: Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue
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PUA80119: Graduate Diploma of Crisis Leadership
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PUA60219: Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue Management)
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PUA60120: Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA60119: Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA60120 : Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA50419: Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations Management)
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PUA50219: Diploma of Public Safety (Biosecurity Emergency Response Management)
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PUA50120: Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA50119: Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA50120 : Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
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PUA41120: Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)
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PUA41119: Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)
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PUA41120 : Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)
PUA41019: Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)
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PUA40419: Certificate IV in Public Safety (Biosecurity Emergency Response Leadership)
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PUA40219: Certificate IV in Public Safety (SES Leadership)
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PUA31419: Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)
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PUA30919: Certificate III in Public Safety (Biosecurity Emergency Response Operations)
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PUA30519: Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Operations)
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PUA30420: Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)
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PUA20219: Certificate II in Public Safety (SES)
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HLT21020: Certificate II in Medical Service First Response
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HLT21015: Certificate II in Medical Service First Response
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HLT21020 : Certificate II in Medical Service First Response
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DEF40217: Certificate IV in Intelligence Operations
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AVI30519: Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crew Officer)
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22584VIC: Course in Inter-agency Response to Safety on High Speed Roads
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22541VIC: Course in Basic Wildfire Awareness
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22457VIC: Certificate III in Emergency Communications
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22456VIC: Certificate II in Emergency Communications
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10969NAT: Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Inertisation Team Operations
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10929NAT: Course in Dangerous Goods Road Transport Emergency Recovery Operations
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10876NAT: Certificate III in Underground Coal Mines Emergency Response and Rescue
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10734NAT: Certificate IV in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Response
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10242NAT: Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Inertisation Team Operations
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