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Unit of competency details

DEFGEN007 - Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEFRI002B - Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment 21/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 10/Feb/2021
(View details for release 1) 22/Oct/2015


Qualifications that include this unit

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DEF32215 - Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Proof and ExperimentalCertificate III in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
DEF40320 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance OperationsCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Operations
DEF42415 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance OperationsCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Operations
DEF53115 - Diploma of Electronic ForensicsDiploma of Electronic Forensics
DEF42215 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Proof and ExperimentalCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
DEF42115 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance MaintenanceCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance
DEF40220 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance ManufactureCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
DEF50517 - Diploma of Defence Public AffairsDiploma of Defence Public Affairs
DEF50417 - Diploma of Defence Paralegal ServicesDiploma of Defence Paralegal Services
DEF42315 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance ManufactureCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 099905 Security Services  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 099905 Security Services  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 2.0. This is the second release of this unit of competency in the DEF Defence Training Package Release 4.0. Modifications have been made to Foundation Skills and Assessment Conditions.

Release 1.0. This unit was released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFRI002B Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • Element 4 revised
  • PC 4.1, 4.2 revised
  • PC 1.3 and 1.4 merged and revised
  • PC 2.1 & 2.2 merged
  • PC 2.4 removed
  • All PC in element 3 revised.

Application

This unit describes the skills required to identify and assess risks in preparation for implementing treatment measures.

This was developed for Defence personnel required to conduct a risk assessment but may be relevant to others working in this field.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work both independently and as part of a team, while performing routine tasks to apply known solutions to a variety of predictable problems. They would normally have local supervisory or management responsibility and apply known solutions to a variety of predicable problems.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

General

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1  

Establish the risk context 

1.1 

Define, identify and record the aims, objectives, scope and boundaries of the risk assessment

1.2 

Identify and confirm the risk evaluation criteria

1.3 

Develop the risk assessment plan

2 

Identify risk 

2.1 

Identify and record all possible sources of risks according to the plan and from the perspective of all stakeholders

2.2 

Use a specified methodology or approach when identifying the risk

3 

Analyse risk 

3.1 

Analyse and estimate the potential consequence of a risk

3.2 

Document and report the risk

4 

Evaluate and review risk 

4.1 

Evaluate the levels of risk and prioritise for treatment

4.2 

Calculate and compare the level of risk to the established risk evaluation criteria, and report to supervisors

4.3 

Monitor and review risk until appropriate treatment measures have been implemented

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions may be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFRI002B Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 2.0. This is the second release of this unit of competency in the DEF Defence Training Package Release 4.0. Modifications have been made to Foundation Skills and Assessment Conditions.

Release 1.0. These Assessment Requirements were released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and includes:

  • reading and complying with the organisation’s plans, policies and procedures
  • evaluating a situation by listening, observing and clarifying information with supervisor
  • making notes of observations
  • providing and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • using problem solving skills for a defined range of problems
  • presenting mathematical ideas in appropriate format
  • defining and identifying risk language, definitions and terminology
  • analysing risks using the methodology and procedures approved by the organisation.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • organisational policies, procedures and guidelines
  • aims and objectives of the task
  • risk management terminology and language in accordance with relevant standards
  • techniques/methods used to identify or analyse information
  • specified methods or tools endorsed by an organisation and provided for use in the identification and analysis of risk.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must hold credentials specified within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must satisfy the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence and all regulatory requirements included within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations. Where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that reflect workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment must include access to:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • acceptable means of simulation assessment
  • applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals
  • relevant materials, tools, equipment and PPE currently used in industry.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9