Work safely around aircraft

PUAFIR209B. Work safely around aircraft.

This unit covers the competency required to apply safe work practices when operating in or around aircraft at an airbase and when engaged in a range of non-specialist, air operations activities.


This unit applies to personnel performing primary aviation roles within the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) and all other aviation support roles when operating in or around aircraft. The primary AIIMS aviation roles that require this unit are Air Operations Manager, Aircraft Officer, Air Observer, Air Attack Supervisor and Air Base Manager, environmental officers, volunteer rescue operators, feral pest controllers, agricultural workers, film and broadcast and offshore workers


Learners will gain the following Statement of Attainments for successful completion of the course;

  • PUAFIR209B. Work safely around aircraft.


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  • Crew Resourse Management
  • Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS)

The standard RSS Work safely around aircraft course duration totals 6 hours of learning consist of the following breakdown;

  • 6 hours face to face delivery

Course fee is $350.00 Per/Person (Course minimums apply to this course) Travel and accommodation to remote locations is not included in the above figure


Your work site is our classroom, we bring the training team to you. For on-site WSAA courses RSS utilize your aircraft for the practical ground school components. For organizations without access to an aircraft RSS has access to number of aircrafts around Australia which can be utilized for this course. If an Aircraft is required to be flown this will be added to the course fee. Discounts apply for group bookings

Our public courses are held at Canoelands NSW


For more information about our Remote Area First Aid course please feel free to give us a call on 0431 248 389 or email [email protected]