Qualification details

CSC30115 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 03/Aug/2015

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Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to CSC30112 - Certificate III in Correctional PracticeSupersedes and equivalent to CSC30112 Certificate III in Correctional Practice. CSC unit codes updated. Custodial specialisation group updated: CSCSAS006 Respond to medical emergencies replaced by CSCSAS005 Contain incident that jeopardise safety and security. Imported elective units updated, imported units added: • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources • MSAPMOHS216A Operate breathing apparatus 02/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
CHCCM401D - Undertake case managementUndertake case management Elective
CHCGROUP403D - Plan and conduct group activitiesPlan and conduct group activities Elective
CHCYTH301E - Work effectively with young peopleWork effectively with young people Elective
CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipmentDemonstrate first attack firefighting equipment Elective
CPPSEC3012A - Store and protect informationStore and protect information Elective
CPPSEC3019A - Operate specialised security equipmentOperate specialised security equipment Elective
CPPSEC3020A - Monitor security from control roomMonitor security from control room Elective
CPPSEC3021A - Maintain and use security databaseMaintain and use security database Elective
CSCOFM003 - Maintain the health, safety and welfare of offendersMaintain the health, safety and welfare of offenders Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 442111 Prison Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Correctional Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Case Manager (Corrections),Case Management Senior Practitioner (Corrections),Correctional Officer,Community Corrections Officer,Compliance Officer (Corrections),Regional/Branch Manager (Corrections),Dog Handler (Corrections),Correctional Manager,Escort Officer (Corrections),General Manager (Corrections),Industry Officer (Corrections),Surveillance Officer (Corrections),Court Officer (Corrections),Correctional Supervisor,Indigenous Liaison Officer (Corrections),Senior Community Corrections Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 442111 Prison Officer 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0911 Justice And Law Enforcement 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

1

This version was released in CSC Correctional Services Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes and is equivalent to CSC30112 Certificate III in Correctional Practice.

CSC unit codes updated. Custodial specialisation group updated: CSCSAS006 Respond to medical emergencies replaced by CSCSAS005 Contain incident that jeopardise safety and security. Imported elective units updated, imported units added:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations
  • HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources
  • MSAPMOHS216A Operate breathing apparatus

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies and also specialisation in Custodial, Community or Youth Custodial streams.

The general qualification covers the competencies required by staff members with non-operational roles, and staff whose work roles are not defined in specialist sector responsibilities.

The Community specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members who will be supervising offenders directly or indirectly in the community and within specified parameters of responsibility defined by work activities or by the complexity of assessment of offender’s needs and risks.

The Custodial specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members usually enrolled in an entry-level training program and required to demonstrate their capacity to assume custodial officer responsibilities. At the completion of this qualification, officers will be expected to assume full custodial duties.

The Youth Custodial specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members who will be supervising youth offenders in a custodial environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Additional qualification advice  

Where a defined specialisation is completed as detailed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate III in Correctional Practice (field of study) i.e. Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Custodial).

Packaging Rules

16 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 5 core units
  • 11 elective units

Specialisation 

The candidate may complete the general qualification, or specialise by completing all units from one of the following groups:

  • Group A for a Custodial specialisation
  • Group B for a Community specialisation
  • Group C for a Youth Custodial specialisation

Choose the remaining 6 elective units from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package. Alternatively, up to 4 elective units may be selected from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the CSC Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification. 

Core units 

CSCORG001

Contribute to achieving the goals of the organisation

CSCORG002

Communicate effectively

CSCORG003

Prepare reports

CSCSAS001

Maintain security

PSPOHS301A

Contribute to workplace safety

Group A: Custodial specialisation 

CSCSAS005

Contain incidents that jeopardise safety and security

CSCOFM008

Supervise offenders

CSCSAS008

Maintain security system

CSCSAS009

Control incidents using defensive tactics

CSCSAS010

Conduct searches

Group B: Community specialisation 

CSCOFM009

Supervise offenders in the community

CSCOFM010

Support offender to maintain positive relationships

CSCOFM011

Promote cooperative behaviour

CSCORG004

Prepare reports for justice agencies

CSCORG005

Conduct interviews

Group C: Youth Custodial specialisation 

CSCOFM007

Protect the safety and welfare of young offenders

CSCOFM011

Promote cooperative behaviour

CSCSAS010

Conduct searches

CHCGROUP403D

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCYTH301E

Work effectively with young people

Group D: General elective units 

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CHCCM401D

Undertake case management

CSCOFM003

Maintain the health, safety and welfare of offenders

CSCOFM004

Protect the safety and welfare of vulnerable offenders

CSCOFM005

Protect the safety and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait offenders

CSCOFM006

Respond to offenders influenced by drugs or alcohol

CSCOFM012

Process offender induction

CSCOFM013

Provide responsible care to people with a mental health problem and or condition

CSCOFM014

Supervise female offenders

CSCORG006

Work effectively with culturally diverse offenders and colleagues

CSCSAS006

Respond to medical emergencies

CSCSAS007

Operate central monitoring station

CSCSAS012

Supervise attendance at court

CSCSAS013

Manage conflict through negotiation

CSCTRA001

Maintain security during escort

CPPFES2005A

Demonstrate first attack fire fighting equipment

CPPSEC3012A

Store and protect information

CPPSEC3019A

Operate specialised security equipment

CPPSEC3020A

Monitor security from control room

CPPSEC3021A

Maintain and use security database

HLTAID001

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

HLTAID007

Provide advanced resuscitation

HLTAID008

Manage first aid services and resources

MSAPMOHS216A

Operate breathing apparatus

MSL954001A

Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

PSPGOV301B

Work effectively in the organisation

PSPGOV308B

Work effectively with diversity

PSPGOV312A

Use workplace communication strategies

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

TLIC1051A

Operate commercial vehicle

TLIF2010A

Apply fatigue management strategies

Qualification Mapping Information

CSC12 Code 

CSC Title 

E/NE 

CSC Code 

CSC Title 

Comments 

CSC30112

Certificate III in Correctional Practice

E

CSC30115

Certificate III in Correctional Practice

CSC unit codes updated.

Custodial specialisation group updated: CSCSAS006 Respond to medical emergencies replaced by CSCSAS005 Contain incident that jeopardise safety and security.

Imported elective units updated, imported units added:

  • HLTAID001
  • HLTAID005
  • HLTAID008
  • MSAPMOHS216A

Links

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Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

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