Certificate II in Public Safety Fire Fighting (PUA20622)


Certificate II in Fire Fighting is suitable for emergency response team members, fire fighters and individuals responsible for public safety including production workers, maintenance staff, managers and supervisors. This qualification will provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills to apply a wide variety of firefighting and emergency response techniques. This certificate is made up of eleven units; 6 core units and choose 2 electives from group A and 3 electives from group B.


  • PUAEQU001 – Prepare, maintain and test response equipment.
  • PUAFIR203 – Respond to urban fire.
  • PUAFIR207 – Operate breathing apparatus open circuit.
  • PUAFIR210 – Prevent Injury.
  • PUAOPE013 – Operate communications systems and equipment.
  • PUATEA001 – Work in a team.

Electives Group A

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid.
  • PUASAR022 – Participate in a rescue operation.

Electives Group B

  • PUACOM001 – Communicate in the workplace.
  • PUALAW001 – Protect and preserve the incident scene.
  • PUAFIR220 – Respond to isolated structure fire.
  • PUAWHS001 – Follow defined WHS policies and procedures.
  • PUAFIR206 – Check installed fire safety systems.
  • PUAFIR204 – Respond to wildfire.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Emergency response team member
  • Volunteer in emergency services
  • Mines rescue

This course is appropriate for those working in:

  • Emergency services, mining, manufacturing, general industry


Enclosed footwear, safety boots, 100% cotton drill shirt, clean shave as per AS/NZS 1715, medically fit


Certificate II Public safety Fire Fighting is open to the public and available upon request. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities.


RPL is not offered.


If you require special assistance, including language literacy, and numeracy please notify us and support services can be arranged. Students that require any special dietary requirements should contact the Academy prior to commencement of course so alternative arrangements can be made. A Student Handbook is available from this website and our office which provides students with training guidelines. All students have the right to lodge an appeal or complaint in regard to the outcome of this unit. For further information please request a copy of our appeals & complaints procedure via administration. For further information visit our website at: www.thurgoonatraining.com.au