Unit of competency details

POLGEN026 - Gather and review information for policing (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 19/Oct/2015

Usage recommendation:
Deleted
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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from POL Police Training Package12/Feb/2018


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091105 Police Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091105 Police Studies  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This unit was released in POL Police Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

Application

This unit describes the skills required to deliver informed policing services and responses, including the gathering, evaluating and exchanging of information.

This unit applies to those working in a policing environment, typically in a general duties role.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the current legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to information security, privacy and codes of conduct.

Those undertaking this unit would primarily work independently or under limited supervision, while performing specific tasks in a broad range of contexts. They would be required to apply decision making and problem solving skills to interpret behaviours and develop solutions.

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

Competency Field

General

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Gather information 

1.1 Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes.

1.2 Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes.

1.3 Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner.

1.4 Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals.

2. Evaluate information 

2.1 Examine sources of information for potential use within policing.

2.2 Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias.

2.3 Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends.

2.4 Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area.

2.5 Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response.

3. Exchange information 

3.1 Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest.

3.2 Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange.

3.3 Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange.

3.4 Assess information received to establish potential use for policing.

Foundation Skills

The foundation skills demands of this unit have been mapped for alignment with the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). The following tables outline the performance levels indicated for successful attainment of the unit.

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Further information on ACSF and the foundation skills underpinning this unit can be found in the Foundation Skills Guide on the GSA website.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in POL Police Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

  • identifying internal and external stakeholder information requirements to facilitate collection and distribution
  • gathering information from diverse, credible and accurate sources
  • identifying patterns or trends in gathered information
  • applying information or intelligence gathered to policing responses
  • organising and accessing information using jurisdictional information management technologies
  • referring information or intelligence to relevant and authorised stakeholders
  • communicating information or intelligence requirements to other stakeholders

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

  • codes of ethics
  • codes of conduct
  • current legislation and jurisdictional policies and procedures related to jurisdictional information management technologies
  • jurisdictional policies and procedures related to data and information security
  • current legislation related to freedom of information, human rights, and privacy
  • stakeholder relationships

Assessment Conditions

This unit contains no specific industry-mandated assessment conditions. Guidance on suggested and recommended conditions and methods can be found in the Implementation Guide.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=98c3984e-2cf1-48a8-8ed1-85e4b92e7351

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