18 units of competency are required for this qualification comprising:

4 core units listed below, plus

14 elective units.

Choose a minimum of 12 elective units from the list below, of which 3 must be taken from Group A, 3 must be taken from Group B and 6 must be taken from Group C.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from the elective unit lists below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units chosen from outside this qualification must support the learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Elective units chosen must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Core units

add topic DEFPHL001

Contribute to environmental health operations

add topic DEFPHL002

Assist with quick assessment of disease outbreak

add topic DEFPHL004

Undertake a vector borne diseases surveillance program

add topic DEFPHL005

Assist with field hygiene and sanitation

Group A: Specialisation elective units (Work Health and Safety)

add topic BSBWHS303

Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

add topic BSBWHS304

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

add topic BSBWHS305

Contribute to WHS issue resolution

add topic BSBWHS406

Assist with responding to incidents

Group B: Specialisation elective units

add topic DEFPHL003

Operate environmental measuring devices

add topic DEFPHL006

Monitor water handling and distribution practices

add topic DEFPHL007

Conduct chlorine dosing of water at the point of supply

add topic HLTDEF001

Participate in a land based deployed health capability

add topic NWPGEN007

Sample and test drinking water

Group C: General elective units

add topic BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

add topic BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

add topic BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

add topic BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

add topic BSBWRT301

Write simple documents

add topic CPCCVE1011A

Undertake a basic construction project

add topic FDFOP2013A

Apply sampling procedures

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

add topic PUACOM002B

Provide services to clients

add topic PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings