14 units of competency are required for this qualification comprising:

7 core units listed below, plus

7 elective units.

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units from the list below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from the elective unit list 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 DEFDPA002

Identify material suitable for media publication

add topic DEFDPA004

Manage media requirements at major events

add topic DEFDPA005

Develop and implement media plans

add topic DEFDPA006

Develop and implement a public affairs strategic plan

add topic DEFDPA007

Develop and implement effective communication strategies

add topic DEFDPA008

Manage public affairs projects

add topic DEFDPA009

Apply knowledge of public affairs in a service environment

Elective units

add topic BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

add topic BSBWOR501

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

add topic DEFGEN003

Lead a team

add topic DEFGEN019

Write material suitable for publication within Defence

add topic DEFGEN023

Capture video images

add topic DEFDPA003

Conduct market profiling

add topic PSPGEN027

Gather and analyse information

add topic PUACOM005B

Foster a positive organisational image in the community

add topic PUACOM006B

Plan and conduct a public awareness program

add topic PUACOM007B

Liaise with other organisations

add topic PUAOPE015A

Conduct briefings and debriefings

add topic SITEEVT010

Manage on-site event operations