11 units of competency are required for this qualification comprising:
5 core units listed below, plus
6 elective units.
Choose a minimum of 4 elective units from Group A.
Choose the remaining 2 elective units from Group B 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.
Develop and implement media plans
Develop and implement a public affairs strategic plan
Develop and implement effective communication strategies
Manage public affairs projects
Apply knowledge of public affairs in a service environment
Group A: Specialisation elective units
Manage media requirements at major events
Persuade and influence opinion
Coordinate public affairs events and activities
Manage public affairs
Provide public affairs advisory service
Manage media relationships
Group B: General elective units
Manage budgets and financial plans
Manage an information or knowledge management system
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Develop relationships with other organisations
Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment
Interpret policy, legislation and regulations
Manage equity and diversity
Provide work skill instruction