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Unit of competency details

SFICPL411 - Implement fisheries compliance (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFICOMP411A - Implement aquaculture complianceUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Revised title and minor amendments to performance criteria to better reflect outcomes. 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 050799 Fisheries Studies, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050799 Fisheries Studies, N.e.c.  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 monitor facilities and practices in both wild stock fisheries and aquaculture environments for compliance with a range of legislative and regulatory requirements.

The unit applies to individuals who communicate with industry and the wider community to promote awareness of compliance, conduct site inspections, monitor organisations and prepare and submit compliance reports.

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. Identify scope of compliance powers in jurisdiction

1.1 Identify current legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to fisheries management

1.2 Identify jurisdictional policies and procedures for monitoring non-compliance and responding to reportable events

2. Promote awareness of compliance in the fisheries industry

2.1 Promote fisheries management codes of practice and principles of environmental sustainability to industry and/or community

2.2 Promote protocols for handling the movement of stock interstate to industry and community

2.3 Communicate consequences of non-compliance to industry and community

2.4 Give timely, accurate and relevant responses to enquiries

3. Monitor fishery enterprises for compliance

3.1 Conduct routine site inspections to ensure compliance with identified legislation, protocols and codes of practice

3.2 Carry out site inspections with due regard for organisation hygiene, safety, biosecurity and quality assurance procedures

3.3 Monitor fisheries under development to ensure licensing terms and conditions are being met

3.4 Take appropriate action on notification of reportable events

3.5 Prepare and submit fisheries compliance monitoring activity reports

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

  • Estimates numbers of stock, and size of fisheries structures

Reading

  • Interprets compliance-related information

Writing

  • Prepares compliance reports and related documentation

Navigate the world of work

  • Interprets regulatory requirements and seeks clarification or other assistance when required

Interact with others

  • Uses appropriate vocabulary, conventions and protocols, including technical language relevant to role, to promote compliance awareness, and convey compliance requirements and consequences of breaches to community and workplaces

Get the work done

  • Resolves and de-escalates compliance conflicts; makes decisions about appropriate compliance response

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFICPL411 Implement fisheries compliance

SFICOMP411A Implement aquaculture compliance

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Revised title and minor amendments to performance criteria to better reflect outcomes

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 conducted activities to implement fisheries compliance on at least one occasion, including:

  • establishing and applying current fisheries management legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to the jurisdiction
  • communicating compliance-related matters as part of an industry or community enquiry or forum
  • conducting a site inspection to monitor compliance for at least one fishery organisation
  • responding to and reporting on compliance monitoring activities.

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:

  • common fishery stock in the region, and its lifecycle
  • fisheries management practices used in the region
  • health and disease problems associated with fishery stock in the region, including procedures to identify disease and protected species, assess results of mass mortality events and take samples
  • jurisdictional policies and procedures for monitoring fishery compliance, including record keeping protocols
  • legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to fishery management
  • requirements for site inspections of associated fishery management equipment, natural and manufactured structures and systems.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be conducted in a fisheries management compliance monitoring setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • range of reportable events
  • specifications:
  • access to relevant jurisdictional policies and procedures, legislation, regulations and codes of practice for implementing fishery compliance
  • licensing terms and conditions.

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