14 units of competency are required for this qualification comprising:

6 core units listed below, plus

8 elective units.

Choose a minimum of 6 elective units from the list below, of which 1 elective unit must be chosen from Group A, 3 elective units must be chosen from Group B and 2 elective units must be chosen from either Group B or 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 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 BSBWRT401

Write complex documents

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

add topic DEFINT001

Supervise intelligence operations

add topic DEFINT002

Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation

add topic PSPGEN027

Gather and analyse information

add topic PUACOM007B

Liaise with other organisations

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

add topic BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

add topic BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Group B: Specialisation elective units (Protective Security)

add topic BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

add topic DEFGEN012

Provide technical advice

add topic DEFINT003

Edit intelligence material for security purposes

add topic PSPINV001

Plan and initiate an investigation

add topic PSPINV002

Conduct an investigation

add topic PSPINV003

Finalise an investigation

add topic PSPSEC006

Implement security risk treatments

add topic PSPSEC007

Develop and advise on government security procedures

add topic PSPSEC012

Develop security risk management plans

Group C: General elective units

add topic BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

add topic BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

add topic BSBWRT501

Write persuasive copy

add topic DEFGEN003

Lead a team

add topic DEFGEN010

Supervise equity and diversity in the workplace

add topic PSPGEN014

Organise workplace information

add topic PSPGEN024

Use resources to achieve work unit goals

add topic BSBPMG409

Apply project scope management techniques

add topic BSBPMG413

Apply project human resources management approaches

add topic BSBPMG414

Apply project information management and communications techniques

add topic BSBPMG417

Apply project life cycle management processes

add topic BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

add topic PUATEA002B

Work autonomously