Certificate IV in Military Leadership
18 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
6 core units
12 elective units
Choose a minimum of 10 elective units from the Group A (Specialisation) and Group B (General) lists below, of which 7 units must be from Group A.
Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the elective lists below, or elsewhere within this training package, or another endorsed training package, or accredited course.
Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol .
The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.
The elective units should be selected from the units that most closely align to an individuals occupational outcomes. Electives selected must not duplicate outcomes of other units.
Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
Work with equity and diversity
Communicate in the workplace
Lead, manage and develop teams
Participate in OHS processes
Develop work priorities
Gather and analyse information
Group A Elective Units (Specialisation)
Operate a service pistol
Operate a grenade launcher
Employ hand operated pyrotechnics
Use personal camouflage and concealment in a threat environment
Operate night fighting equipment
Operate a service rifle
Operate a light support weapon
Operate a service hand grenade
Operate in a threat environment
Display the attributes of an Australian soldier
Act as a range safety officer on a permanent range
Conduct basic range practices on a permanent range
Perform the duties of a defending officer at service tribunals
Perform the duties of a prosecuting officer at service tribunals
Apply navigation skills in an intermediate environment
Group B Elective Units (General)
Conduct a Defence administrative inquiry
Treat risk within Defence at an operational level
Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
Apply basic first
Work in a public sector environment
Use technology in the workplace
Operate communications systems and equipment
Manage own professional performance
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF42212 Certificate IV in Military Leadership have been reproduced in the table below.
This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.
Defence qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.
Employability Skills Statement
communicate objectives and required standards
consult team members about implementing new work practices
follow verbal and written workplace instructions
present written documents in a format that meets the organisationâ€™s standards of style and accuracy
provide team members with up-to-date information
use active listening skills and questioning techniques to clarify issues
use language (in all communications) that is clear concise and appropriate to client, assignment and organisationâ€™s requirements
acknowledge contributions to team operations
encourage other team members and provide suggestions
guide and facilitate teams
manage and improve performance of teams and individuals
recognise individual differences in the workplace, value these differences and adjust own behaviour to account for these
take part in group discussions and informal meetings
identify, analyse and develop solutions for difficulties to achieve required outcomes
manage difficulties to achieve positive outcomes
undertake conflict resolution and negotiation
Initiative and enterprise
understand, acknowledge and accurately represent to others, where required, the views and opinions of individuals or a group
Planning and organising
develop an action plan to meet individual and team training and development needs
identify and assess training needs of individuals and the team
use coaching and mentoring as development tools
ensure personal behaviour shows sensitivity to the differences between colleagues
ensure personal conduct complies with an awareness of workplace equity and diversity
provide leadership to individuals and teams
work without supervision
support and participate in development activities
use information technology effectively