Diploma of Public Safety (Test and Evaluation)
Qualification Requirement: 13 units
All 9 core units plus 4 elective units
The 4 elective units may be taken from the 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.
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
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
Analyse test data
Apply knowledge of test and evaluation processes
Establish context and develop risk evaluation criteria
Identify, analyse and evaluate risk
Determine treatment strategies
Manage treatment strategy implementation
Plan and organise assessment
Participate in assessment validation
BSB unit has been imported from the BSB07 Business 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 PUA51709 Diploma of Public Safety (Test and Evaluation)
Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.
Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA51709 Diploma of Public Safety (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.
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
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