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, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.
Legislative requirements may relate to:
applicable Crimes Acts and Codes
Australian standards, quality assurance and certification requirements
Aviation Transport and Maritime Transport Acts and Regulations
award and enterprise agreements
general 'duty of care' responsibilities
privacy and confidentiality
relevant commonwealth, state and territory legislation which affect organisational operation:
anti-discrimination and diversity
equal employment opportunity
relevant industry codes of practice
security licensing or certification
Trade Practices and Fair Trading Acts.
Organisational requirements may relate to:
access and equity policy, principles and practice
client service standards
code of conduct
code of ethics
communication channels and reporting procedures
emergency and evacuation procedures
employer and employee rights and responsibilities
OHS policies, procedures and programs
organisational goals, objectives, plans, systems and processes
policies and procedures relating to own role, responsibility and delegation
reporting systems, procedures and processes
Walk through metal detection equipment may relate to:
an electronic device in an upright configuration capable of being used in a security screening environment for the detection of metal by magnetic induction as the subject person walks through the detection zone.
Security procedures may relate to:
equipment, eg alarms
members of the public
Duty of care requirements:
relate to the legal responsibility under "duty of care" to do everything reasonably practicable to protect others from harm
may relate to own responsibilities to comply with safe working practices including activities which require licences or certificates of competency.
Designated personnelmay include:
emergency services (eg police, ambulance, fire brigade, emergency rescue)
first aid officer
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements may relate to:
controlling and minimising risks
correct manual handling including shifting, lifting and carrying
identifying and reporting hazards and risks
knowledge of emergency and evacuation procedures
transporting and storing cash, people, property and dangerous goods
using and maintaining equipment
using and maintaining personal protection equipment
using and storing hazardous materials and substances.
Special screening requirementsmay be required for:
a person in a wheelchair who may or may not be able to stand unassisted
a person not in a wheelchair but who requires a walking aid
a person who is hearing impaired
a person who is vision impaired
a person who is vision impaired who has an assistance animal eg a guide dog
a person who requires the assistance of a carer
a person with a prosthetic device, body brace or other medical device.
Positive alarmmay relate to:
the audible and/or visible alarm produced by the walk through metal detection equipment when indicating the presence of a target amount of ferrous metal inside the frame of the walk through metal detection equipment according to the operating program of the walk through metal detection equipment.
Security risksmay include:
injury to persons eg staff, members of the public
persons carrying prohibited items eg weapons
persons causing a public nuisance
persons demonstrating suspicious behaviour
persons under the influence of intoxicating substances
persons with criminal intent
unattended packages or baggage
violence or physical threats.
General procedures for monitoringmay include:
following designated organisational procedures
maintaining vigilance and awareness of security while at work to promptly recognise risks or incidents
observing individual or group behaviour
recording details of observed risk situations.
Security equipmentmay include:
locked and secure areas
walk through metal detection equipment.
Procedures for reportingsecurity risksmay include:
completing documentation such as logs, journals and activity reports
completing police reports
completing written and computer reports
contacting designated personnel
recording security risk and incident details
requesting security assistance.
Communication channelsmay include:
direct line supervision paths
formal communication pathways
lateral supervision paths
Communication modesmay include:
call codes and signs
Communication equipmentmay include:
public address system