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Unit of competency details

PSPREG026 - Review and evaluate investigations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPREG508 - Review and evaluate investigationsUnit 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 Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care 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 PSPREG508 Review and evaluate investigations.

  • 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 review and evaluate investigations, in accordance with commonwealth and/or jurisdictional law policy and procedures. It includes monitoring investigation progress, assessing, recording and reporting on investigation status and evaluating and documenting recommendations.

This unit applies to those working in regulatory roles within the public sector involved in a designated investigation role.

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, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

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

Competency Field

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. Monitor investigation progress 

1.1 Monitor the progress of the investigation regularly to ensure tasks are completed and objectives met.

1.2 Identify and address deficiencies and areas requiring further action.

1.3 Communicate feedback on the progress of the investigation regularly to relevant personnel, management, clients and stakeholders.

2. Assess, record and report on investigation status 

2.1 Assess the investigation regularly against competing investigations and demands to determine priorities and monitor resource and budgetary expenditure.

2.2 Assess the investigation strategically at regular intervals to ensure that objectives are achievable within resource and legal constraints.

2.3 Record and report critical decisions regarding the investigation to relevant personnel.

3. Evaluate and document recommendations 

3.1 Monitor and review organisational responsibilities for resource and budgetary allocations to facilitate achievement of objectives.

3.2 Evaluate and modify communication and coordination between relevant parties where required.

3.3 Review and modify tasks as required.

3.4 Document and forward recommendations arising from review to relevant managers, clients and stakeholders.

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 PSPREG508 Review and evaluate investigations.

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.

  • writing and preparing investigation plans, tactical plans, resource bids
  • managing the organisation’s computer and/or manual information management system
  • conducting investigations
  • organising and planning skills, in particular the skills to coordinate crucial and diverse clients, law enforcement providers and stakeholders
  • managing resources including budgetary, human and physical resources and allocation/access
  • reasoning and logical analysis, problem-solving and decision-making

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.

  • the broad law enforcement context and the criminal justice system
  • organisation’s corporate goals and objectives
  • legislation relevant to the jurisdiction/s involved in the investigation
  • jurisdictional and organisational requirements of agencies, clients, and stakeholder
  • organisation's operational priorities
  • macro environmental impact upon investigations of serious crime, including government, policy, political, and community interests
  • access and deployment mechanisms to ensure optimal economy and efficiency in the use of human, physical and financial resources
  • opportunities, risks and constraint assessment which may hamper the investigation
  • decision making processes and organisational chain of command
  • evaluation and auditing processes

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