Diploma of Test and Evaluation
13 units of competency are required for this qualification including:
9 core units
4 elective units
Choose a minimum of 2 elective units from the elective list below.
Choose the remaining 2 elective units from elective list 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.
Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
Conduct testing processes
Plan testing and evaluation processes
Prepare testing and evaluation processes
Produce test and evaluation reports
Design complex projects
Manage complex projects
Close complex projects
Carry out complex project activities
Analyse test data
Apply knowledge of test and evaluation processes
Ensure a safe workplace
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Apply public sector financial policies and processes
Undertake research and analysis
Use complex workplace communication strategies
Develop and use political nous
Direct complex project activities
Provide services to clients
Liaise with other organisations
Establish context for emergency risk assessment
Assess emergency risk
PUAEMR022 Establish context for emergency risk assessment
Develop treatment options for emergency risk
Manage risk treatment implementation
Plan and organise assessment
Participate in assessment validation
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF51712 Diploma of 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 with stakeholders using a range of communication styles to suit different audiences and purposes
detail requirements, write recommendations and monitor plans requiring precision of expression
prepare business case and obtain approvals to proceed with test development in accordance with organisational policy, procedures and guidelines
used language that is appropriate to audience and to report purposes and objectives
clarify and agree on skills, roles and responsibilities of team members and stakeholders, and identify reporting requirements
regularly consult staff and contractors to discuss progress and to ensure effective results
apply risk management techniques
identify risks and apply the risk management process in accordance with test plan
conduct a critical analysis of the need for testing in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
undertake research and analysis to identify impacts and risks, constraining factors and alternate options
Initiative and enterprise
check grammar, spelling and style for accuracy and punctuation
take responsibility for the quality of own output
use discretion and judgement
use public relations strategies to promote and gain endorsement
Planning and organising
define aims, objectives and impacts in test plan, and timeframes and identify resources to complete quality deliverables on time and within budget
determine report structure
establish consultation and reporting mechanisms in accordance with test plan
implement and monitor plans
plan and establish programmed review of objectives and achievement accordance with test plan
schedule testing activities
work independently or as part of a team under direct and indirect supervision
implement relevant legislation, organisational policies and procedures that may impact on the test and evaluation process
access/prepare information electronically or in hard copy
monitor required systems throughout the process in accordance with test plan
use application software suited to the reporting of testing processes
use appropriate software to apply design elements to texts that satisfies report purposes and objectives