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Unit of competency details

DEFGEN008 - Treat risk within Defence at an operational level (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEFRI001B - Treat risk within Defence at an operational levelModifications made to Assessment Conditions. 21/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 26/Oct/2020
(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
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
DEF50417 - Diploma of Defence Paralegal ServicesDiploma of Defence Paralegal Services
DEF42315 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance ManufactureCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
DEF43115 - Certificate IV in Electronic ForensicsCertificate IV in Electronic Forensics
DEF40120 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance MaintenanceCertificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 2. Modifications made to Assessment Conditions.

Release 1. 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 DEFRI001B Treat risk within Defence at an operational level.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • Elements 2 and 3 merged
  • Element 4 wording revised
  • All PC in elements 2, 3 and 4 revised

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to treat risk within Defence at an operational level.

It includes the skills required to identify, plan and implement treatment options in order to reduce risk.

This unit applies to Defence personnel required to treat risk but may be relevant to others working in this field. Those undertaking this unit would work both independently and as part of a team, while performing routine tasks to apply unknown solutions to a variety of unpredictable 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 this 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  

Make risk decision 

1.1 

Calculate the level of risk and compare it to the established risk evaluation criteria in consultation with the supervisor

1.2 

Document unacceptable risk and note for treatment

2 

Implement treatment plan 

2.1 

Identify and confirm the treatment options

2.2 

Evaluate and record the effectiveness of treatment options

2.3 

Implement treatment plans with selected options

3 

Monitor and review treatment plan 

3.1 

Evaluate treatment plans to determine residual risk after implementation

3.2 

Monitor, review and report on the effectiveness of the treatment plan to ensure compliance

3.3 

Calculate the residual risk and report to supervisor

3.4 

Adjust treatments and record the review process

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 DEFRI001B Treat risk within Defence at an operational level.

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 2. Modifications made to Assessment Conditions.

Release 1. 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 DEFRI001B Treat risk within Defence at an operational level.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • Elements 2 and 3 merged
  • Element 4 wording revised
  • All PC in elements 2, 3 and 4 revised

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:

  • accessing and complying with relevant organisational plans, policies and procedures
  • defining and identifying risk language, definitions and terminology
  • evaluating a situation using the methodology and procedures approved by the organisation and clarifying information with supervisor
  • following instructions and reporting information
  • making notes of observations
  • presenting mathematical ideas in appropriate format
  • providing and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • treating risk using the methodology and procedures approved by the organisation
  • using problem solving skills for a defined range of problems

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:

  • effective communication strategies including:
  • written
  • oral
  • techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • relevant organisational policies and procedures
  • risk management terminology and language in accordance with relevant standards

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 in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9