This unit applies to personnel required to respond to an aircraft incident, primarily outside the major domestic and international airports.
This unit is not intended to replace work undertaken by aviation firefighters who specialise in aviation firefighting. Training for aviation firefighting is encompassed within other units within the Fire Sector qualifications.
- Respond to aircraft emergency
- Evacuate persons and attend to casualties
- Conduct operations
- Conclude operations
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency PUAFIR305 Respond to aviation incidents (general).
There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.
To meet the course requirements, students must:
- Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
- Provide their USI on enrolment
- Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
- Be physically fit and able to carry at least 20 kgs of weight
- Be clean shaven as per AS 1715
- Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat
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Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:
- communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
- find and use relevant information
- read and comply with work instructions and specifications
- read and record measurements
- record and report information neatly and legibly