Diploma of Public Safety (Defence Paralegal Services)
Qualification Requirement: 13 units
All 5 core units plus 1 unit from the specialisation elective units plus 7 general elective units
Specialist elective units should be selected from the fields that most closely align to an individual's occupational outcomes.
The general elective units may be taken from the general elective units listed below, or may include 2 units taken from within this Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level or a higher level.
Supervise equity and diversity in the workplace
Run a file
Prepare and produce complex legal documents
Draft legally binding documents
Implement workplace safety procedures and programs
Specialisation Elective Units
Provide advice on service discipline and criminal law matters
Provide advice on administrative law matters
Provide advice on operations law matters
Provide advice on contract law matters
Provide advice on environmental law matters
Provide advice on civil claims
General Elective Units
Assist with the discovery process
Appear in court
Attend pre-trial negotiations
Cost complex files
Organise business travel
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Manage effective workplace relationships
Develop a workplace learning environment
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Provide financial and business performance information
Evaluate financial risk
Coordinate resource allocation and usage
Manage equity and diversity
Treat risk within Defence at an operational level
Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment
Plan and organise assessment
Participate in assessment validation
Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills
BSA units have been imported from the BSB01 Business Services Training Package.
FNS units have been imported from the FNS04 Financial Services Training Package.
PSP units have been imported from the PSP04 Public Sector Training Package.
TAA units have been imported from the TAA04 Training and Assessment Training Package.
Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12.
Employability Skills Summary for PUA51106 Diploma of Public Safety (Defence Paralegal Services)
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA51106 Diploma of Public Safety (Defence Paralegal Services) 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.
Public Safety 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
compile reports on equity and diversity issues
develop techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
identify and communicate equity and diversity strategies to team members
provide feedback on equity and diversity strategies to managers
use verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including body language, language style and active listening
apply techniques to support others
foster and promote equity and diversity practices
provide assistance to maximise individual contribution to the attainment of the team objectives
supervise and monitor equity and diversity processes within the workplace
understand team dynamics, aims and objectives
understand the composition, roles and responsibilities of team members
analyse and solve problems
deal with minor incidents
resolve grievances and complaints without bias
take action to correct inappropriate behaviour
Initiative and enterprise
translate research and analysis into clear advice to stakeholders
Planning and organising
apply processes to resolve grievance and complaints
determine and manage the constraints and risks relevant to the task
identify sources of information on equity and diversity in accordance with legislative requirements, and organisational policies and practices
understand and apply throughout the operation, occupational health and safety requirements and recognised safety precautions, including those contained in Australian Defence Force procedures
ensure that the individual decision making process is conducted in accordance with standard procedures
develop an understanding of equity and diversity strategies and techniques
use appropriate information technology and software