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.
Contribute to environmental health operations
Assist with quick assessment of disease outbreak
Undertake a vector borne diseases surveillance program
Assist with field hygiene and sanitation
Group A: Specialisation elective units (Work Health and Safety)
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Contribute to WHS issue resolution
Assist with responding to incidents
Group B: Specialisation elective units
Operate environmental measuring devices
Monitor water handling and distribution practices
Conduct chlorine dosing of water at the point of supply
Participate in a land based deployed health capability
Sample and test drinking water
Group C: General elective units
Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Contribute to team effectiveness
Organise workplace information
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Organise personal work priorities and development
Write simple documents
Undertake a basic construction project
Apply sampling procedures
Provide first aid
Use hand tools
Use power tools/hand held operations
Provide services to clients
Conduct briefings and debriefings