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Unit of competency details

FNSRSK512 - Assess risks (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes FNSRSK502 - Assess risks 30/Jun/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 01/Jul/2020


Qualifications that include this unit

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FNS51220 - Diploma of Insurance BrokingDiploma of Insurance BrokingCurrent1-2 
FNS60920 - Advanced Diploma of ParaplanningAdvanced Diploma of ParaplanningCurrent
FNS60720 - Advanced Diploma of Financial Licensing ManagementAdvanced Diploma of Financial Licensing ManagementCurrent1-2 
FNS41720 - Certificate IV in Insurance BrokingCertificate IV in Insurance BrokingCurrent1-2 
FNS51120 - Diploma of General InsuranceDiploma of General InsuranceCurrent1-4 
FNS51820 - Diploma of Financial ServicesDiploma of Financial ServicesCurrent1-3 
FNS60820 - Advanced Diploma of Integrated Risk ManagementAdvanced Diploma of Integrated Risk ManagementCurrent
FNS40120 - Certificate IV in Credit ManagementCertificate IV in Credit ManagementCurrent
FNS50320 - Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking ManagementDiploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking ManagementCurrent
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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.  13/Aug/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with FNS Financial Services Training Package Version 4.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the exposure to identified risks in the organisation by evaluating the likelihood of risks occurring and their consequences.

It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge to develop systematic approaches to problem solve and make recommendations within the organisation.

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

Unit Sector

Risk management

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify risks and develop risk evaluation criteria

1.1 Identify risks in organisational processes and procedures following standards for risk management as indicated by regulators

1.2 Identify implications of risk factors to organisation and create evaluation criteria

2. Assess current risk exposure

2.1 Apply applicable risk assessment tools, establish probability and assess potential consequence of risk in an organisation

2.2 Conduct spot checks and determine quality of data

2.3 Identify mitigating effect of existing controls and use evaluation criteria to assess exposure to risk

2.4 Compare risk exposure levels against risk appetites of organisation, and identify and report unacceptable residual risks

2.5 Review and critically analyse risk appetite monitoring process and document findings

3. Prepare probability assessment

3.1 Analyse issues related to risk using measurement criteria

3.2 Identify issues arising from measurement assessment and determine the risk probability

3.3 Rank and summarise threats and risk issues as a risk map

3.4 Provide risk map to appropriate stakeholders

4. Review and report breached issues and incidents

4.1 Report issues and incidents on risk profile to business according to organisational policies and procedures

4.2 Determine reporting requirements of issues and incidents to regulators

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Numeracy

  • Performs mathematical calculations to analyse data and statistics, and to interpret trends

Oral communication

  • Participates in verbal exchanges using active listening and questioning techniques to convey information and elicit the views and opinions of internal and external personnel
  • Clearly explains detailed information using concepts, language, tone and pace specific to the audience

Reading

  • Critically analyses complex documentation from a variety of sources and consolidates information relating to specific criteria to determine requirements

Writing

  • Uses a range of formats and structures to report and present information logically
  • Develops material for a specific audience using clear and detailed language to convey information and recommendations

Teamwork

  • Implements strategies for a diverse range of colleagues and clients to build rapport and foster strong relationships

Initiative and enterprise

  • Applies systematic and analytical decision-making processes for complex and non-routine situations
  • Investigates new and innovative ideas as a means to continuously improve work practices, identify issues and generate possible solutions through consultation, and analytical thinking
  • Prepares for and facilitates discussion and information to ensure productive and diligent risk awareness

Planning and organising

  • Accepts responsibility for planning and sequencing complex tasks and workload, negotiating key aspects with others

Self-management

  • Identifies and resolves key business issues, processes and practices that may have legal or organisational implications
  • Modifies and develops organisational policy and procedures to comply with legislative requirements and organisational goals

Technology

  • Uses digital systems and technologies to enter, store or access information
  • Adopts new and emerging technologies to complete work tasks

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit. Supersedes and is not equivalent to FNSRSK502 Assess risks.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c7200cc8-0566-4f04-b76f-e89fd6f102fe

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with FNS Financial Services Training Package Version 4.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • conduct a risk assessment of at least two risks for an organisation.

In the course of the above the candidate must communicate and consult with appropriate external and internal stakeholders.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • key features and purpose of standards for risk management as indicated by regulators
  • systematic issues, trends and emerging risks
  • risk management principles, practices and terminology
  • organisational policy, procedures and operational guidelines relating to risk assessment
  • key features of evaluation criteria including risk exposure and tolerance levels
  • methods for developing measurement criteria
  • residual risk levels for the industry
  • risk appetite levels for the industry
  • incident assessment and analysis including:
  • root cause analysis
  • remediation plans
  • methods for prioritising risks, including preparing risk maps and conducting risk analysis
  • risk consequences for the organisation
  • methods for mapping threat summaries and ranking risk issues
  • roles of internal and external stakeholders in risk management.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • office equipment, technology, software and consumables
  • legislation, regulations and codes of practice required to produce the performance evidence
  • standards for risk management as indicated by regulators.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c7200cc8-0566-4f04-b76f-e89fd6f102fe