Unit of competency details

PSPCRT021 - Carry out possessions and evictions (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPCRT504C - Carry out possessions and evictionsUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. 1 new PC in Element 1. PC 2.4 and 2.5 removed. Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091101 Justice Administration  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091101 Justice Administration  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 PSPCRT504C Carry out possessions and evictions.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • 1 new PC in Element 1
  • PC 2.4 and 2.5 removed

Application

This unit describes the skills required to carry out possessions and evictions under writs and warrants. It includes completing preliminary requirements prior to operation, using relevant protocols to carry out possessions and evictions and completing administrative requirements.

This unit applies to those working within the court system operating under procedures set by the court.

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, particularly those set by the court.

Those undertaking this unit would generally work independently with occasional supervisory responsibilities. They would perform complex tasks in a broad range of often unpredictable contexts.

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

Competency Field

Courts

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. Complete preliminary requirements prior to carrying out possessions and evictions 

1.1 Check writs or warrants prior to execution to confirm validity, expiry date and detailed requirements.

1.2 Prepare and deliver notices to vacate to the occupant.

1.3 Confirm possession and/or eviction dates and times with the occupant and other personnel to be present and outline their responsibilities.

1.4 Conduct risk assessments to identify potential safety issues, and arrange assistance according to the level of identified risk.

1.5 Make arrangements for payment of possession and/or eviction fees.

1.6 Reschedule the possession and/or eviction if the plaintiffs or their representatives are unable to attend.

2. Use relevant protocols to conduct possessions and evictions 

2.1 Attend location and request all persons on the premises without rights to leave.

2.2 Remove occupants with force and with assistance where required, if request to leave is refused, and deal with contingencies.

2.3 Give possession to plaintiffs or their representatives in accordance with conditions of writ or warrant, once all persons, goods and chattels are outside the property line.

3. Complete administrative requirements 

3.1 Obtain signatures of plaintiffs or their representatives on a receipt of possession, and retain with the writ or warrant.

3.2 Provide receipt of payment of possession or eviction fees.

3.3 Complete organisational records and reporting requirements.

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

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPCRT504C Carry out possessions and evictions.

Links

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

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

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

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.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.

  • applying legislation, rules, practice and procedures relating to carrying out possessions and evictions
  • assessing risk to persons occupying property
  • following procedures in relation to public sector legislation, including WHS procedures relating to maintaining operational safety while conducting possessions and evictions
  • coordinating possession or eviction
  • dealing with difficult situations
  • responding to diversity
  • interpreting writs and warrants
  • completing and maintaining accurate records
  • processing fee payments

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.

  • legislation relating to possessions, evictions and execution of process
  • organisational policy and procedures relating to possessions and evictions
  • operational safety procedures

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of this unit requires a workplace environment or one that closely resembles normal work practice and replicates the diverse conditions likely to be encountered when carrying out possessions and evictions.

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=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

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

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

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