Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation
12 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
7 core units
5 elective units
Choose a minimum of 3 elective units from elective list below.
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.
Provide technical advice
Conduct testing processes
Gather and analyse information
Undertake research and analysis
Liaise with other organisations
Treat operational risk
PUAEMR027 Assess operational risk
Assess operational risk
Monitor a safe workplace
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Use public sector financial processes
Compose complex workplace documents
Refine complex workplace documents
Design simple projects
Manage simple projects
Close simple projects
Carry out simple project activities
Administer simple projects
Provide services to clients
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF42412 Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation 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 and interact with other organisations
provide information to other organisations in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner
undertake consultation with affected and interested parties
apply team work principles and strategies
apply techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
apply techniques for supporting others
develop networks and relationships and liaise effectively
establish formal and informal networks
identify the sources of risk from the perspective of all stakeholders
participate in regular meetings and forums to support mutual cooperation
provide and receive feedback in a constructive manner
apply known solutions to a variety of predictable problems
apply techniques/methods used to identify or analyse information
compare calculated level of risk to the established risk evaluation criteria and determine to be acceptable or unacceptable in consultation with supervisor
estimate potential consequence of a risk and the likelihood of that consequence
solve problems for a defined range of problems
Initiative and enterprise
use public relations strategies to promote and gain endorsement
Planning and organising
clearly define aims, objectives, scope and boundaries of the risk assessment in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
evaluate treatment plans to determine residual risk following implementation
identify and confirm risk evaluation criteria as contained in organisational policies, procedures or supervisorsâ€™ guidance
identify and record aims and objectives of stakeholders in accordance with workplace procedures and guidelines
identify risks using a specified methodology or tool in accordance with workplace procedures and guidelines
monitor, review and record effectiveness and efficiency of the treatment plan, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures to ensure compliance and validity
follow instructions/directives and report information
make notes of observations
undertake local supervisory/management responsibility
voice personal view to the review process
implement legislation, organisational policies and procedures that may impact on the test and evaluation process
maintain the security and confidentiality of data in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements
use risk management terminology and language in accordance with relevant standards (risk, hazard, risk assessment, risk management and risk treatment)
monitor required systems throughout the process in accordance with test plan
perform qualitative tests to observe relevant critical parameters, in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and the test plan
perform quantitative tests to measure relevant critical parameters in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and the test plan
evaluate testing process, equipment performance and achievement against objectives, and report initial results in accordance with the test plan and organisational policy and procedures and test plan