PUAOPE014 Navigate to an Incident 

This unit covers the competency required to navigate to an incident in urban and rural environments.


Course Content

The course covers the following;


  • Introduction
  • Responding services organisation
  • Measuring performance
  • Maps and grid reference
  • Compass
  • Magnetic north
  • Parallels of latitude
  • Relief mapping
  • How are maps useful to people?
  • Using navigational aids
  • Degrees or mils
  • Bearings
  • Navigating across country
  • Predicted walking time
  • Methods of judging distance
  • Incident management and navigation
  • AIIMS the Intelligence Section and Mapping
  • Mapping unit
  • Rendezvous points and plans
  • Fences and gates
  • Airside safety
  • Standard operating procedures and training
  • Training needs analysis
  • Training and competency



2.5 Hours