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Unit of competency details

PSPBDR002 - Use border protection technology equipment (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD302A - Use border protection technology equipmentUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

1

This unit was released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD302A Use border protection technology equipment.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice

Application

This unit describes the skills required to use specialist technology to support border protection operations including surveillance, remote operations, passenger operations, cargo, post, and waterfront. It includes deploying equipment, operating and maintaining equipment, gathering and reporting information, and reporting on and reviewing technology activities.

This unit applies to those working in various border protection fields where their role involves use of specialist technology.

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 independently within a larger team, performing routine tasks in a range of contexts.

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

Competency Field

Border protection

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. Deploy equipment 

1.1 Select and deploy equipment to support the operation.

1.2 Allocate equipment according to work priorities.

1.3 Reschedule equipment allocation in response to changes in demands as required.

1.4 Transport equipment according to manufacturers’ recommendations.

2. Operate equipment 

2.1 Operate equipment in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions.

2.2 Use equipment effectively.

2.3 Identify and address workplace health and safety issues relating to equipment operation.

2.4 Interpret results of equipment use accurately.

3. Maintain equipment 

3.1 Maintain equipment to manufacturers’ specifications.

3.2 Conduct or organise routine maintenance of equipment according to schedule and within area of work responsibility.

3.3 Organise repairs to equipment as soon as practicable.

3.4 Report equipment failure as soon as practicable.

4. Gather and report information 

4.1 Use initiative to identify possible information.

4.2 Record information accurately.

4.3 Comply with privacy and other legislative requirements.

4.4 Report information to relevant personnel accurately.

5. Report on and review technology activities 

5.1 Record and disseminate outcomes of technology activities to staff.

5.2 Evaluate the outcomes, procedures and processes used in activities.

5.3 Identify and action improvements to procedures and processes.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills are embedded within the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD302A Use border protection technology equipment.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in PSP Public Sector 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 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.

  • selecting, operating and maintaining equipment to achieve desired outcomes
  • identifying and addressing work health and safety and environmental risks and issues associated with equipment use
  • analysing and correctly interpreting information generated
  • applying decision making using sound judgment
  • suggesting improvements to procedures
  • planning, prioritising and problem-solving
  • liaising, consulting and communicating with diverse audiences, conveying sometimes complex information orally and in writing
  • accurately recording and reporting information

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.

  • application of different types of technology
  • Australian legal framework as it applies to the conduct of patrols
  • enabling and allied legislation
  • policy, procedures, guidelines, protocols
  • equity and diversity principles
  • communication systems relevant to the workplace including communications network and radio protocols
  • risk assessment techniques
  • equipment operation, usage and maintenance procedures
  • reporting procedures
  • evidence handling and storage
  • profiles and trends
  • workplace and industry environment

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623