• The 2018 – 2019 Branch Council members are:
President – Adam Dalrymple
Vice President – Nages Karuppiah
Executive Officer – Christine Sharrad
Secretary – Andrew Sharrad
Treasurer – Andrew Comer
NFER – Michael Conway
Public Officer – Mark Reilly
Please find below information about a new, first of its kind bachelor degree specifically tailored for those serving in an emergency service or performing an emergency service role within industry, who wish to upgrade their Vocational Education & Training (VET) qualifications. As the Bachelor of Emergency Service (BEmergServ) has been specifically developed for emergency service workers, it offers two entry pathways, substantial blocks of credit in recognition of qualifications and experience, a flexible model of delivery and a curriculum that is aligned with the sector.
A snapshot of the program is provided below; however for more information please visit the CQUniversity Australia website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/study/what-can-i-study/humanities,-psychology-and-social-work/undergraduate-programs/bachelor-of-emergency-service
Name: Bachelor of Emergency Service (BEmergServ)
Entry Requirements: Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the Public Safety Training Package, Health Training Package or other Training Package applicable to an emergency service role.
Recognition of qualification and experience: One year full-time equivalent block credit is awarded for a Diploma qualification or two years full-time equivalent block credit is awarded for an Advanced Diploma qualification
Duration of Study: Two years full-time equivalent study for those entering with a Diploma qualification or one year full-time equivalent study for those entering with an Advanced Diploma qualification.
Study Mode: Distance education, supported by the network of CQUniversity Australia campuses and study centres plus online technologies.
Commencement: Term One 2015
Application process: Apply online at https://applyonline.cqu.edu.au/faces/views/applyonlineWelcome.xhtml Applications are now open!
Minor Study Options: 1) Safety Science and Fatigue Risk Management; 2) Management; 3) Public Health, Community Safety and Education
For those who already hold undergraduate or post graduate qualifications, CQUniversity Australia is looking to establish a pool of experienced emergency service personnel to contribute to the curriculum development, teaching and related activities of the new Bachelor of Emergency Service on a casual basis. Expressions of interests will be called in the very near future and will appear in major newspapers and major job sites such as Seek, My Career and LinkedIn.
I would encourage you to take a look at this new program and to distribute this information and the attached flyer as widely as possible through your networks.
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