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Qualification details

DEF10112 - Certificate I in Defence Force Cadets (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by DEF10117 - Certificate I in Defence SkillsCore units decreased from 6 to 4 16/Aug/2017
Supersedes and is equivalent to PUA10106 - Certificate I in Public Safety (Defence Force Cadets) 14/Mar/2012

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 24/Jan/2013
(View details for release 1) 15/Mar/2012

Units of competency

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PUAOPE013A - Operate communications systems and equipmentOperate communications systems and equipmentElective
SISONAV201A - Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environmentDemonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environmentElective
DEFDC001B - Integrate into the cadet working environmentIntegrate into the cadet working environmentCore
ICAU1133B - Send and retrieve information using web browsers and emailSend and retrieve information using web browsers and emailElective
DEFEQ001C - Work with equity and diversityWork with equity and diversityCore
MEM50009B - Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boatSafely operate a mechanically powered recreational boatElective
BSBADM101A - Use business equipment and resourcesUse business equipment and resourcesElective
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
BSBCMN101A - Prepare for workPrepare for workElective
SISOOPS201A - Minimise environmental impactMinimise environmental impactElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-81 Trainee Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Defence Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 03/Sep/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-81 Trainee Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 03/Sep/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 03/Sep/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 15/Mar/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

DEF12 V2

Layout adjusted. No changes to content.

1

DEF12 V1

First release.

Description

Not applicable.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for DEF10112 Certificate I in Defence Force Cadets 

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF10112 Certificate I in Defence Force Cadets have been reproduced in the table below.

This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Defence qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.

Communication 

  • acknowledge contact, confirm communication and initiate action
  • adjust communication styles to reflect equity and diversity
  • apply interpersonal and cross-cultural communication strategies
  • communicate within the organisation effectively
  • ensure information is transmitted concisely and clearly to facilitate accurate reception of the message
  • ensure that information, knowledge and skills are communicated effectively
  • ensure written communication is to the standard required
  • follow directions and instructions from superiors
  • follow organisational policy and procedures relevant to the operation of communication equipment
  • operate under direct Orders for Opening Fire
  • provide constructive feedback to other team members and to give and receive support to/from team members
  • report information, unsafe actions or situations, faults and defects including communication faults
  • understand legislative and statutory requirements
  • understand non operational and operational communication processes
  • understand organisational policies and guidelines
  • understand Range Safety Briefs and Practice Briefs
  • understand standard procedures, job instructions, workplace forms and reports
  • understand verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including, language style, active listening
  • use questioning/listening skills to elicit information

Teamwork 

  • encourage and support other team members
  • guide and facilitate teams
  • implement effective team work
  • recognise, value and adjust own behaviour to individual differences in the workplace by treating others with respect and dignity, and applying equity and diversity principles
  • seek assistance within the organisation when required
  • work in an acceptable and non-discriminatory manner while establishing rapport and good working relationships with all colleagues
  • work under supervision and as part of a team including undertaking ceremonial drills as part of a team

Problem solving 

  • apply problem solving strategies across a range of areas such as:
  • applying fault finding techniques
  • ensuring alternative communication strategies are employed
  • identifying and firing on targets
  • recognising and anticipating safety and security problems and hazards and taking appropriate action
  • develop practical solutions such as identifying, rectifying and/or reporting faults and defects on various types of equipment

Initiative and enterprise 

  • adapt to new and varied situations
  • be creative
  • generate a range of options to overcome problems

Planning and organising 

  • apply recognised safety precautions
  • develop an understanding of occupational health and safety requirements
  • identify organisational requirements
  • plan activities
  • practice drill movements and firearm drills
  • prepare and undertake weapons drills
  • prepare clothing, accessories and equipment for drill and ceremonial activities

Self-management 

  • comply with workplace equity and diversity practices
  • conduct self in a manner that shows sensitivity to the differences between colleagues
  • maintain the standard of dress and bearing
  • recognise the limit of own authority
  • participate in personal development activities
  • seek and act upon formal and informal performance feedback
  • work ethically while displaying relevant organisational values and exhibiting the qualities required from a cadet of the Australian Defence Force
  • work without supervision

Learning 

  • conduct firearm drills
  • practice drill movements

Technology 

  • clean and service communication equipment according to organisational procedures
  • competently transmit and receive communications
  • employ firearm sighting systems and associated equipment
  • handle firearms safely
  • identify, select and safely handle ammunition
  • safely handle and carry a 22 gauge rifle
  • use communications systems and equipment

Packaging Rules

9 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 6 core units
  • 3 elective units

Choose a minimum of 1 elective unit from the elective list below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the elective list below, or  elsewhere within this training package, or  another endorsed training package, or  accredited course.

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

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

The elective units should be selected from the units that most closely align to an individual’s occupational outcomes. Electives selected must not duplicate outcomes of other units.

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

Core Units 

DEFCM105C

Participate in ceremonial activities

DEFDC001B

Integrate into the cadet working environment

DEFEQ001C

Work with equity and diversity

PUATEA001B

Work in a team

BSBCMM101A

Apply basic communication skills

BSBCMN106A

Follow workplace safety procedures

Elective Units 

DEFCM006B

Operate a 22 gauge rifle

DEFDC002B

Function in the Australian aerospace environment

BSBCMN101A

Prepare for work

BSBCMN102A

Complete daily work activities

BSBADM101A

Use business equipment and resources

BSBITU101A

Operate a personal computer

BSBCMM201A

Communicate in the workplace

BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

HLTFA311A

Apply first aid

ICAU1133B

Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email

MEM500009B

Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat

PUAOPE013A

Operate communications systems and equipment

SISOBWG201A

Demonstrate bushwalking skills in a controlled environment

∟ SISONAV201A Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment

SISONAV201A

Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment

SISOOPS201A

Minimise environmental impact

SISOOPS202A

Use and maintain a temporary or overnight site

SISOYSB201A

Demonstrate basic skills to sail a small boat in controlled conditions