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Unit of competency details

PUALAW003B - Give evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUALAW003 - Give evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting 15/Jul/2019

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 17/Aug/2012
(View details for release 1) 22/Dec/2010

Qualifications that include this unit

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MAR50215 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)Deleted
PUA40212 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (SES Leadership)Certificate IV in Public Safety (SES Leadership)Superseded1-2 
PUA41004 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)Superseded
PUA51004 - Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)Superseded
PUA40702 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)Superseded
PUA50412 - Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations Management)Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations Management)Superseded1-2 
MAR50513 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)Superseded
PUA41012 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)Superseded1-2 
PUA30510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Operations)Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Operations)Superseded
PUA30410 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)Superseded
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

CodeSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Title columnStatus
10405NAT - Certificate IV in Road Incident Investigation and ReportingCertificate IV in Road Incident Investigation and Reporting Non-Current
22227VIC - Certificate IV in Forensic InvestigationCertificate IV in Forensic Investigation Non-Current
81113ACT - Certificate IV in Crime Scene InvestigationsCertificate IV in Crime Scene Investigations Non-Current
81128ACT - Advanced Diploma of Forensic Science (Document Examination)Advanced Diploma of Forensic Science (Document Examination) Non-Current
10724NAT - Graduate Certificate in the Medical and Forensic Management of Adult Sexual AssaultGraduate Certificate in the Medical and Forensic Management of Adult Sexual Assault Non-Current
10355NAT - Graduate Certificate in the Medical and Forensic Management of Adult Sexual AssaultGraduate Certificate in the Medical and Forensic Management of Adult Sexual Assault Non-Current

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  03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

PUA12 V1

Layout adjusted. Application revised.

1

PUA00 V8.1

Primary release on TGA.

Unit Descriptor

This unit covers the competency to prepare evidence, present evidence and follow up on the outcomes of proceedings.

Application of the Unit

This unit applies to workers who are called to present evidence as an expert witness in relation to specific incidents. This may include detailing incident events in relation to operational and organisational procedures. It does not apply to workers who have a specific and ongoing role in regards to the presentation of evidence.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Pre-Requisites

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Information

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a Unit of Competency.

Performance Criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised  text is used, further information is detailed in the Range Statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the Evidence Guide.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1. Prepare for proceedings 

1.1 Arrangements, role and involvement  in proceedings are confirmed.

1.2 Documentation and exhibits  are prepared in accordance with legislative requirements and organisation's policies and procedures .

2. Present evidence 

2.1 Proceedings  and protocols  relevant to the jurisdiction involved are adhered to throughout the proceedings.

2.2 Rules of evidence relevant to the jurisdiction are adhered to.

2.3 Evidence is presented in a clear, concise and articulate manner.

2.4 Considered expert evidence is provided on request in accordance with organisation's policy and consistent with qualifications and expertise.

3. Follow up outcomes of proceedings 

3.1 The outcomes of the proceedings are noted and filed, and reports completed where required according to organisation requirements.

3.2 Any required actions are implemented in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.

Required Skills and Knowledge

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit.

Required Skills 

  • presenting evidence clearly and concisely
  • taking notes
  • word-processing
  • writing reports

Required Knowledge 

  • appeals systems
  • exemptions and defences
  • general principles of criminal liability
  • legislative requirements of presenting evidence
  • organisation policies and procedures relating to preparation of documents and evidence and providing expert opinion
  • procedures and protocols in different judicial/quasi-judicial systems
  • role of legal personnel in judicial/quasi-judicial systems
  • types of evidence admissible in judicial/quasi-judicial systems
  • types of offences
  • use of notes in court/tribunal/commission

Evidence Guide

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

All documentation and evidence at hand.

Accurate and articulate presentation of evidence.

Consistency in performance 

Evidence should be gathered over a period of time in a range of actual or simulated workplace environments.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Context of assessment 

On the job or in a simulated environment. Written or verbal tests may be used as supporting evidence.

Specific resources for assessment 

No special requirements.

Range Statement

The Range Statement relates to the Unit of Competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised  wording in the Performance Criteria is detailed below.

Documentation and exhibits  may include:

  • reports
  • photographs
  • items of evidence
  • media footage
  • reports of incidents
  • radio/telephone records
  • logs

Witnesses  may include:

  • those directly involved
  • bystanders and experts

Court protocols: 

  • voice clarity
  • language
  • impartiality
  • respect for people and offices held
  • standards of dress
  • forms of address

Organisation’s policy and procedures  may vary between sectors and organisations and may include:

  • legislation relevant to the proceedings
  • legislation relevant to the organisation
  • operational performance standards
  • organisational personnel practices and guidelines
  • organisational quality standards

Proceeding  may include:

  • rules of court
  • judicial and quasi judicial tribunals

Arrangements, role and involvement  may include:

  • confirmation of time
  • date and location of proceedings
  • confirmation of evidence required to be presented

Unit Sector(s)

Not applicable.