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Unit of competency details

SFICPL403 - Operate and maintain surveillance equipment (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFICOMP403C - Operate and maintain surveillance equipmentUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 20/Jun/2019

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


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031309 Communications Equipment Installation And Maintenance  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031309 Communications Equipment Installation And Maintenance  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 operate and maintain surveillance equipment according to communication protocols.

The unit applies to individuals who use radio communication and electronic equipment to record observations during a surveillance operation.

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.

Regulatory requirements apply to this unit. Users are required to check with the relevant jurisdiction for current requirements.

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. Operate and maintain surveillance equipment

1.1 Select, operate and maintain surveillance equipment according to surveillance plan, jurisdictional policies, procedures and laws, and operational requirements

1.2 Maintain security of equipment and communications throughout the surveillance operation

1.3 Produce photographs and video footage that meet surveillance operational and legislative requirements

1.4 Connect, use and operate covert communication attachments

1.5 Identify the use by subjects of scanner and interceptor equipment, and make the appropriate response

2. Participate in surveillance communication protocols

2.1 Select communications equipment appropriate for the transmission distances required for the surveillance operation

2.2 Identify and use radio communication channels appropriate to the surveillance operation

2.3 Use secure coding equipment and secure transmission modes appropriate to surveillance operational requirements

2.4 Document observations, ensuring communication is clear, concise, accurate, timely and relevant, using surveillance terminology as appropriate

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

  • Determines resource quantities and location information

Reading

  • Interprets maps, photos and video

Writing

  • Prepares reports and related documentation

Interact with others

  • Collaborates with other colleagues and team in the achievement of surveillance outcomes

Get the work done

  • Devises and implements solutions for problems, adapting past experiences to solve unfamiliar problems

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFICPL403 Operate and maintain surveillance equipment

SFICOMP403C Operate and maintain surveillance equipment

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.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 operated and maintained surveillance equipment for at least one surveillance operation, including:

  • using a camera to produce photographs that meet surveillance operational requirements
  • using video equipment to produce video footage that meets surveillance operational requirements
  • maintaining security of equipment and communication equipment while undertaking surveillance operations
  • applying the appropriate communication protocols during surveillance operations
  • documenting the observations using clear and relevant terminology.

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:

  • evidentiary requirements for surveillance operations
  • image media types and their application for a range of surveillance requirements
  • legislative requirements relating to surveillance work and tendering evidence in court
  • local knowledge relevant to surveillance operations
  • types of surveillance equipment, including operating procedures and maintenance requirements
  • types of scanner and interceptor equipment and detection methods
  • communication protocols relevant to surveillance operations.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a surveillance operation setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • surveillance equipment required for surveillance method
  • specifications:
  • surveillance plan
  • manufacturer operating instructions for surveillance equipment
  • access to jurisdictional policies and laws relating to surveillance operations.

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.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273