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Unit of competency details

PUATEA001B - Work in a team (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to PUATEA001 - Work in a team 15/Jul/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 17/Aug/2012
(View details for release 1) 09/Feb/2011

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SFI11 - Seafood Industry Training PackageSeafood Industry Training Package 2.0-2.2 
SFI - Seafood IndustrySeafood Industry 1.0 
RII09 - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 3.2 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 1.0 
PUA12 - Public Safety Training PackagePublic Safety Training Package 1.0-2.1 
FWP - Forest and Wood Products Training PackageForest and Wood Products Training Package 2.0-5.0 
FPI11 - Forest and Forest Products Training PackageForest and Forest Products Training Package 2.0-2.3 
DEF12 - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 2.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-3.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleRelease
SFI20419 - Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance SupportCertificate II in Fisheries Compliance Support
SFI20411 - Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance SupportCertificate II in Fisheries Compliance Support1-4 
PUA50912 - Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Coordination)Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Coordination)1-2 
PUA50212 - Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)
PUA50210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)
PUA42712 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)1-3 
PUA42710 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
PUA33112 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Biosecurity Response Operations)Certificate III in Public Safety (Biosecurity Response Operations)1-2 
PUA33012 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)1-4 
PUA33010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

CodeTitleSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Title column
80975ACT - Certificate IV in Forensic Science (Crime Scene Examination)Certificate IV in Forensic Science (Crime Scene Examination) 
80914ACT - Certificate IV in Biometric TechnologiesCertificate IV in Biometric Technologies 
22473VIC - Certificate II in General Education for AdultsCertificate II in General Education for Adults 
22472VIC - Certificate I in General Education for AdultsCertificate I in General Education for Adults 
22456VIC - Certificate II in Emergency CommunicationsCertificate II in Emergency Communications 
22335VIC - Certificate III in Public Transport Customer Service and ComplianceCertificate III in Public Transport Customer Service and Compliance 
22237VIC - Certificate II in General Education for AdultsCertificate II in General Education for Adults 
22236VIC - Certificate I in General Education for AdultsCertificate I in General Education for Adults 
22170VIC - Certificate III in Public Transport Customer Service and ComplianceCertificate III in Public Transport Customer Service and Compliance 
22147VIC - Certificate II in Emergency CommunicationsCertificate II in Emergency Communications 
22076VIC - Certificate II in Work PreparationCertificate II in Work Preparation 
21773VIC - Certificate II in General Education for AdultsCertificate II in General Education for Adults 
21772VIC - Certificate I in General Education for AdultsCertificate I in General Education for Adults 
10402NAT - Course in Interviewing Children and Recording Evidence (ICARE)Course in Interviewing Children and Recording Evidence (ICARE) 
10357NAT - Certificate III in Community Night PatrolCertificate III in Community Night Patrol 
10266NAT - Certificate II in Education and Skills DevelopmentCertificate II in Education and Skills Development 
10242NAT - Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Inertisation Team OperationsCertificate III in Underground Coal Mine Inertisation Team Operations 
10133NAT - Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Operations (Insert Specialisation)Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Operations (Insert Specialisation) 
10062NAT - Certificate IV in Forensic Science (Crime Scene Examination)Certificate IV in Forensic Science (Crime Scene Examination) 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

PUA12 V1

Layout adjusted. Application revised.

1

PUA00 V8.1

First release in TGA.

Unit Descriptor

This unit covers competency in working with others and making a positive contribution to the effectiveness and efficiency of a team in a work environment when predominantly under direct supervision. Limited responsibility towards others is required.

Application of the Unit

This unit applies to all workers working in the Public Safety industry, but is particularly relevant to new workers in assisting integration with the organisational team culture of the agency.

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. Contribute to team activities 

1.1 Roles and responsibilities of team members are recognised.

1.2 Contribution is made to identifying team goals and objectives.

1.3 Activities  are completed to required standard within timeframe and in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures. 

1.4 Assistance  in the completion of tasks is requested from other team members where appropriate.

1.5 Team members are assisted to ensure efficient and safe completion of tasks in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures.

1.6 Participation by team members is encouraged and acknowledged.

1.7 Changes in allocated role and responsibilities are implemented.

1.8 Team meetings are attended regularly and punctually.

2. Share knowledge and information 

2.1 Information relevant to work is communicated effectively with team members to enable efficient completion of tasks in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures.

2.2 Knowledge and skills are shared between team members.

3. Give and receive support to/from team members 

3.1 Feedback /assistance is given to other team members in an appropriate manner.

3.2 Team members are supported in achieving workplace goals.

3.3 Feedback from other team members is acted upon appropriately.

Required Skills and Knowledge

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

Required Skills 

  • encouraging others/team members
  • following instructions
  • interpersonal skills
  • listening and using a variety of communication skills
  • providing suggestions and information
  • reporting information

Required Knowledge 

  • composition of workplace teams and roles and responsibilities of team members
  • non operational and operational communication processes
  • techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • techniques for supporting others

Evidence Guide

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

It is essential for this unit that competence be demonstrated in the effective communication and contribution to the achievement of tasks consistent with agreed goals.

Consistency in performance 

Evidence will need to be gathered over time in a variety of team situations including regular work group and occasional or one-off work group.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Context of assessment 

On the job or in a simulated workplace environment.

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.

Teams  comprise

  • two or more people working towards a shared purpose

Appropriate situation to request assistance  may include:

  • difficulty meeting timelines
  • to comply with occupational health and safety requirements
  • unsure of best method to complete task
  • to maximise efficiency

Assisting other team members  may include:

  • own tasks completed
  • to comply with occupational health and safety requirements
  • assistance requested
  • actions of others do not comply with requirements
  • other team member appears to be having difficulty completing task

Contribute to workplace goals  may include:

  • completion of task
  • achievement of new competencies
  • development of new skills
  • attainment of new knowledge
  • personal development

Activities  may include:

  • working with other members of a team in a work environment or responding in a combat or support role to natural emergencies technological/industrial emergencies
  • civil/political emergencies and non emergency operations including community events
  • public relations – activities
  • sporting events
  • parades
  • festivals

Conditions  under which this competency may be required include

  • hazardous conditions eg adverse weather
  • after dark operations
  • difficult terrain
  • time pressure
  • varying time frames from immediate/short term to long term response operations
  • varying access to equipment/resources necessitating the use of improvised techniques
  • single or multi organisation responses
  • dealing with human behaviours that result from emergency situations
  • non-emergency operations and events eg training and community education

Appropriate feedback on performance  may include:

  • acknowledging initiative
  • aptitude
  • ideas
  • performance and assistance
  • providing constructive criticism

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

  • legislation relevant to the operation/incident/response
  • legislation relevant to the organisation
  • operational
  • corporate and strategic plans
  • operational procedures
  • operational performance standards
  • organisation’s personnel practices
  • policy and procedures
  • organisation’s quality standards
  • organisation’s approach to environmental management and sustainability

Communication processes  may include:

  • established organisation’s procedures for recording and reporting
  • the use of logs
  • notebooks
  • pagers
  • radios and telephones
  • team members may be geographically dispersed and require communication systems and technology to remain in contact

Unit Sector(s)

Not applicable.