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Unit of competency details

SFICPL205 - Present evidence in a court setting (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFICOMP204B - Present evidence in a court settingUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 20/Jun/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091103 Legal Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091103 Legal Studies  21/Jun/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and present own evidence related to observations in court according to courtroom protocols and procedures.

The unit applies to individuals who may be witnesses resulting from their role as observers. They may be required to present their own evidence as a witness in a judicial or quasi-judicial setting.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Compliance (CPL)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements

Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for and attend briefing with prosecutor

1.1 Confirm briefing arrangements prior to briefing with prosecutor

1.2 Confirm own evidence and relevant documentation required at briefing with prosecutor or representative

1.3 Record and document briefing details and complete required actions according to prosecutor instructions

2. Prepare for presentation of own evidence

2.1 Confirm judicial proceedings, protocols, procedures and responsibilities and roles

2.2 Organise supporting evidence in accordance with own statement of evidence according to prosecutor instructions

2.3 Review own evidence to be presented for accuracy and completeness

3. Present own evidence

3.1 Present own evidence in court in a clear and concise manner

3.2 Adhere to judicial protocols and procedures

3.3 Follow prosecutor's instructions throughout proceedings

3.4 Provide advice and opinions as requested

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill

Description

Numeracy

  • Interprets numerical data, graphs and charts related to evidence

Reading

  • Interprets information of the type, quality and quantity necessary for presentation of evidence

Writing

  • Completes accurate notes on briefing documentation

Navigate the world of work

  • Understands main tasks, responsibilities and boundaries of own role
  • Asks questions to clarify understanding or seek further information

Interact with others

  • Uses modes of communication suitable to presentation of evidence, and makes adjustments to personal communication style to accurately convey information

Get the work done

  • Interprets, organises and prepares evidence
  • Makes routine decisions relating to evidence preparation
  • Utilises or references previous court cases to support findings and recommendations

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFICPL205 Present evidence in a court setting

SFICOMP204B Present evidence in a court setting

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that the individual has presented own evidence in a court setting on at least one occasion, including:

  • preparing accurate own statement of evidence and documentation according to the prosecutor's requirements
  • presenting own evidence in a clear, concise and logical manner, following courtroom protocols and procedures.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • agency policies and procedures relating to evidence
  • courtroom procedures and protocols in presenting evidence
  • roles and responsibilities of officers of the court
  • rules of evidence in a legal proceeding.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a courtroom or a mock court setting that accurately represents realistic conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • sample prosecution brief
  • evidence relevant to the brief
  • specifications:
  • workplace policies and procedures relating to presenting evidence in court
  • relationships:
  • evidence of interactions with legal personnel.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273