Qualification details

CSC40115 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 15/Oct/2015
(View details for release 1) Replaced03/Aug/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CSC40112 - Certificate IV in Correctional PracticeSupersedes CSC40112 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice. Not equivalent. Core units revised, specialisation groups created and general elective units list revised. Total units required for qualification reduced from 18 to 12. 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
BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationshipsLead effective workplace relationships Core
BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectivenessLead team effectiveness Elective
BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processesIdentify risk and apply risk management processes Elective
BSBSUS301 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
BSBWOR404 - Develop work prioritiesDevelop work priorities Elective
CHCCM401D - Undertake case managementUndertake case management Elective
CHCCM402E - Establish and monitor a case planEstablish and monitor a case plan Elective
CHCCS403C - Provide brief interventionProvide brief intervention Elective
CHCCS419C - Provide support services to clientsProvide support services to clients Elective
CHCDFV301A - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violenceRecognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence 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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Correctional Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Dog Handler (Corrections),Surveillance Officer (Corrections),Industry Officer (Corrections),Regional/Branch Manager (Corrections),General Manager (Corrections),Compliance Officer (Corrections),Senior Community Corrections Officer,Court Officer (Corrections),Correctional Supervisor,Correctional Officer,Escort Officer (Corrections),Community Corrections Officer,Correctional Manager,Case Manager (Corrections),Case Management Senior Practitioner (Corrections),Indigenous Liaison Officer (Corrections) 

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 511 Certificate IV 03/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1.1

Minor edits to include a unit omitted from list on TGA.

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 CSC40112 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice. Not equivalent.

Core units revised, specialisation groups created and general elective units list revised. Total units required for qualification reduced from 18 to 12.

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies and also specialisation in dog handling, supervision and leadership, case management, community or emergency response streams.

Candidates for this qualification will normally be employed in the supervision and management of offenders and detainees in the criminal justice system or within immigration detention centres, in Australian states and territories.

The general qualification covers the competencies allowing experienced staff to reflect advanced practice and greater team leadership roles.

The case management specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members responsible for case management of offenders in custodial or community settings.

The community specialisation covers the competencies required by staff responsible for supervising offenders directly or indirectly in the community and within specified parameters of responsibility defined by work activities, or by the complexity of assessment offender s needs and risks.

The dog handling specialisation covers the competencies required by staff responsible for the maintenance of canine health and welfare and the utilisation of canines for detection and security purposes.

The emergency response specialisation covers the competencies required by staff responsible for responding to and supervising serious incidents or events that occur within custodial settings.

The supervision specialisation covers the competencies required by staff responsible for supervising staff and/or offenders in the correctional environment.

Elective units may also be drawn from other training packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual. Elective units should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance.

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 IV in Correctional Practice (field of study) i.e. Certificate IV in Correctional Practice (Supervision).

Packaging Rules

12 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 4 core units
  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 7 elective units

Specialisation 

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

  • Group B for a Case Management specialisation
  • Group C for a Community specialisation
  • Group D for a Dog Handling specialisation
  • Group E for an Emergency Response specialisation
  • Group F for a Supervision specialisation

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package. Alternatively, the 2 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 current job role requirements and the learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the CSC Implementation Guide.

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

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to a unit it is identified by this symbol ∟.

Core units 

CSCORG006

Work effectively with culturally diverse offenders and colleagues

CSCORG008

Gather and report complex information

CSCSAS020

Manage security

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

Group A 

CSCWHS002

Supervise occupational health and safety practices

PSPOHS301A

Contribute to workplace safety

Group B: Case Management specialisation 

CSCOFM010

Support offender to maintain positive relationships

CSCOFM015

Implement planned approach to offender management

CSCOFM018

Provide guidance and counsel

CHCCM401D

Undertake case management

CHCCM402E

Establish and monitor a case plan

Group C: Community specialisation 

CSCINT004

Assess offender risks and needs

CSCORG004

Prepare reports for justice agencies

CSCORG005

Conduct interviews

CSCORG009

Report to a formal inquiry

CHCCM401D

Undertake case management

Group D: Dog Handling specialisation 

CSCDOG001

Manage dogs for security purposes

CSCDOG002

Maintain the health and welfare of dogs

CSCDOG005

Train detector dogs

CSCDOG006

Train dogs for response and control

CSCDOG007

Train dogs in agility work

Group E: Emergency Response specialisation  

CSCSAS015

Manage threatening behaviour

CSCSAS016

Provide emergency response to dangerous incidents

CSCSAS021

Participate incident briefings, debriefings and analysis

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

∟ PUAEMR027 Assess operational risk

PUAEMR027

Assess operational risk

Group F: Supervision specialisation 

CSCORG013

Coordinate a work team

BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

BSBRSK401

Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

PSPGOV416A

Monitor performance and provide feedback

General elective units 

CSCDOG003

Prepare stimulus aids for use with dogs

CSCDOG004

Select dogs

CSCINT001

Negotiate behaviour change

CSCINT002

Assist offenders to change behaviour

CSCINT003

Assist offenders to change drug and alcohol use

CSCINT004

Assess offender risks and needs

CSCINT005

Support group activities

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

CSCOFM016

Provide support to offenders in Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities

CSCOFM017

Supervise community work programs

CSCOFM019

Manage complex supervision

CSCORG004

Prepare reports for justice agencies

CSCORG005

Conduct interviews

CSCORG007

Contribute to work unit planning

CSCORG009

Report to a formal inquiry

CSCORG010

Organise and chair meetings

CSCORG011

Establish and maintain networks

CSCORG012

Manage activities to meet client requirements

CSCSAS011

Monitor control room operations

CSCSAS013

Manage conflict through negotiation

CSCSAS014

Monitor and review security systems

CSCSAS015

Manage threatening behaviour

CSCSAS017

Use firearms

CSCTRA004

Plan and monitor escorts

BSBSUS301

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CHCCM401D

Undertake case management

CHCCS403C

Provide brief intervention

CHCCS419C

Provide support services to clients

CHCDFV301A

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCDFV402C

Manage own professional development in responding to domestic and family violence

CHCDIS301C

Work effectively with people with a disability

CHCMH301C

Work effectively in mental health

PSPGOV414A

Provide workplace mentoring

PUAEQU001B

Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

Qualification Mapping Information

CSC12 Code 

Title 

E/NE 

CSC Code 

CSC Title 

Comments 

CSC40112

Certificate IV in Correctional Practice

NE

CSC40115

Certificate IV in Correctional Practice

Qual requirements reduced from 18 units to 12.

PSPGOV removed from core and replaced with CSCORG006 Work effectively with culturally diverse offenders and colleagues.

WHS elective group formed to provide choice between 2 units.

Specialisation groups created for:

  • Case management
  • Community
  • Dog handling
  • Emergency response
  • Supervision

Links

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