Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

CPPSEC2015A Mapping and Delivery Guide
Patrol premises

Version 1.0
Issue Date: June 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency CPPSEC2015A - Patrol premises
Description This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain the security of premises and property. It requires the ability to conduct security patrols for a range of sites as a component of a complete zone, and the ability to respond to alarm activations as well as to conduct risk assessment to identify abnormal safety or security concerns. This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.
Employability Skills This unit contains employability skills.
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those roles involving operational activities. Competency requires legal and operational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skills described in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Prerequisites/co-requisites Not Applicable
Competency Field Operations
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
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Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Prepare for patrol.
  • Applicable provisions of legislative and organisational requirements relevant to patrol operations are identified and complied with.
  • Patrol tasks and other assignment instructions are obtained and verified with relevant persons.
  • Resource and equipment requirements are confirmed and organised in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Equipment is checked for operational effectiveness and faults or damage reported in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Personal dress and presentation is maintained at all times to professional standards and assignment requirements.
       
Element: Monitor premises and property.
  • Patrol is conducted in accordance with site patrol schedules, routes and assignment instructions.
  • Systematic personal safety checks are conducted on a regular basis.
  • Security systems are operated and maintained in accordance with assignment instructions.
  • Security status of the premises and property is monitored and maintained in accordance with assignment instructions.
  • Communicationchannelsand processes are used to maintain communication with relevant persons through duration of the assignment.
       
Element: Identify and respond to security risk situation.
  • Potential security risks are identified and assessed for degree of risk to self, others, property and premises.
  • Response is formulated and carried out within scope of own role, competence and authority.
  • Requirements for assistance are identified and sought from relevant persons.
  • Changing circumstances are monitored and responses are adjusted as required to maintain security.
  • Relevant documentation is completed and securely maintained with due regard to confidentiality in accordance with organisational procedures.
       


Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:

complying with applicable legislation and procedural requirements and assignment instructions in the conduct of mobile and static patrols

conducting a mobile patrol across a complete zone and responding effectively to numerous alarm activations

observing and monitoring premises and property and identifying, assessing and responding appropriately to security risk situations

operating and maintaining basic security and communications equipment

using effective communication techniques to give clear and accurate information in a form which is preferred and understood by the receiver and which engages minority groups

completing security patrol including processing relevant documentation and monitoring effects of stress on self.

Context of and specific resources for assessment

Context of assessment includes:

a setting in the workplace or environment that simulates the conditions of performance described in the elements, performance criteria and range statement.

Resource implications for assessment include:

access to plain English version of relevant statutes and procedures

access to a registered provider of assessment services

access to a suitable venue and equipment

assessment instruments including personal planner and assessment record book

work schedules, organisational policies and duty statements.

Reasonable adjustments must be made to assessment processes where required for people with disabilities. This could include access to modified equipment and other physical resources, and the provision of appropriate assessment support.

Method of assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed using the following methods of assessment:

observation of processes and procedures

questioning of underpinning knowledge and skills.

Guidance information for assessment

Assessment processes and techniques must be culturally appropriate and suitable to the language, literacy and numeracy capacity of the candidate and the competency being assessed. In all cases where practical assessment is used, it should be combined with targeted questioning to assess the underpinning knowledge.

Oral questioning or written assessment may be used to assess underpinning knowledge. In assessment situations where the candidate is offered a choice between oral questioning and written assessment, questions are to be identical.

Supplementary evidence may be obtained from relevant authenticated correspondence from existing supervisors, team leaders or specialist training staff.


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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This section describes the skills and knowledge and their level required for this unit.

Required skills

communicate using appropriate channels and communication codes and signals

determine response appropriate to security risk situation

identify and comply with applicable legal and procedural requirements including licensing requirements

identify and comply with security incident response procedures

identify risk factors and assess degree of risk

identify support and assistance requirements

interpret alarm signals and respond accordingly

operate and maintain a vehicle

operate security and communications equipment

present a professional image to members of the public and colleagues

record, report and document information

relate to people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and of varying physical and mental abilities

select and use appropriate equipment appropriate to the security task.

Required knowledge

applicable legislative provisions relevant to personal safety, traffic regulations and surveillance activities

applicable licensing requirements for mobile and static patrols

communication channels, codes and signals

difference between procedures for mobile and static patrols

first aid procedures and processes for their application

general emergency and evacuation procedures

indicators or signs of personal stress and strategies to control

legal provisions relating to powers of arrest and 'use of force' guidelines

limits of own responsibility and authority

observation and monitoring techniques

operational principles of basic security and alarm systems, communications and protective equipment

phonetic alphabet

premises layout and access points appropriate to assignment

principles of effective communication including interpersonal techniques

procedures and requirements for documenting security incidents

procedures for conducting zoned mobile patrols

procedures for responding to multiple alarm activations

types of security situations which may be encountered during patrol operations and appropriate responses.

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Legislative requirements may relate to:

apprehension and powers of arrest

Australian standards and quality assurance requirements

counter-terrorism

crowd control and control of persons under the influence of intoxicating substances

force continuum, use of force guidelines

general 'duty of care' responsibilities

inspection of people and property, and search and seizure of goods

licensing or certification requirements

privacy and confidentiality

relevant commonwealth, state and territory legislation, codes and national standards for:

anti-discrimination

cultural and ethnic diversity

environmental issues

equal employment opportunity

industrial relations

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)

relevant industry codes of practice

trespass and the removal of persons

use of restraints and weapons:

batons

firearms

handcuffs

spray.

Organisational requirements may relate to:

access and equity policies, principles and practices

business and performance plans

client service standards

code of conduct, code of ethics

communication and reporting procedures

complaint and dispute resolution procedures

emergency and evacuation procedures

employer and employee rights and responsibilities

OHS policies, procedures and programs

own role, responsibility and authority

personal and professional development

privacy and confidentiality of information

quality assurance and continuous improvement processes and standards

resource parameters and procedures

roles, functions and responsibilities of security personnel

storage and disposal of information.

Patrolmay be:

on foot

mobile using a vehicle.

Patrol tasksmay include:

alarm responses

external inspections

incident responses

internal and external patrol of premises

observation and monitoring of premises and property

route finding and location identification

site escorts.

Assignment instructions may include:

assignment purpose and objective

assignment tasks and procedures

assignment timeframe

client identification information

incident and security risk response procedures

patrol sites or zone

personal presentation requirements

personal protection equipment

premises location and layout

reporting and documentation requirements

travel routes and schedules

vehicle, resource and equipment requirements.

Relevant personsmay include:

clients

colleagues

emergency services personnel and agencies

members of the public

security personnel

supervisor.

Resources and equipment may include:

communication equipment

earpiece

pager

portable and mounted two-way radio

telephone and mobile phone

data or GPS (Global Positioning System) terminals

locks

maps

patrol call recording equipment

pen and security notebook

personal protection equipment

security equipment

electronic screening equipment

video cameras and monitors

torch

transport.

Security systemsmay include:

card-operated electronic access control systems

electronic keypad operated intruder alarm systems

locks and keys including key security systems and procedures.

Communication channels and processes may relate to:

direct line supervision paths

established communication protocols

formal communication pathways

lateral supervision paths

organisational communication networks

verbal and non-verbal communication procedures eg pro-words, phonetic alphabet, call signs, coded messages, use of abbreviations, hand signals.

Security risks may relate to:

breaches of law eg criminal damage, offences against people, public order, misuse of drugs and alcohol

emergencies eg fire, scenes of crime, accidents

hazards eg physical, chemical, electrical, psychological, biological

threats eg bombs, sabotage, assassination.

Responsemay involve:

checking identification

defusing the situation

evacuating the premises

isolating area of potential risk

isolating risk

issuing verbal warnings

notifying relevant emergency services agencies

offering assistance

provision of first aid

request for support and assistance

restraint of person

tactical withdrawal

use of basic defensive techniques

use of negotiation techniques.

Documentationmay include:

activity logs

incident reports

request for assistance forms

security risk and incident details

vehicle and personnel movements

written and electronic reports.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Applicable provisions of legislative and organisational requirements relevant to patrol operations are identified and complied with. 
Patrol tasks and other assignment instructions are obtained and verified with relevant persons. 
Resource and equipment requirements are confirmed and organised in accordance with organisational procedures. 
Equipment is checked for operational effectiveness and faults or damage reported in accordance with organisational procedures. 
Personal dress and presentation is maintained at all times to professional standards and assignment requirements. 
Patrol is conducted in accordance with site patrol schedules, routes and assignment instructions. 
Systematic personal safety checks are conducted on a regular basis. 
Security systems are operated and maintained in accordance with assignment instructions. 
Security status of the premises and property is monitored and maintained in accordance with assignment instructions. 
Communicationchannelsand processes are used to maintain communication with relevant persons through duration of the assignment. 
Potential security risks are identified and assessed for degree of risk to self, others, property and premises. 
Response is formulated and carried out within scope of own role, competence and authority. 
Requirements for assistance are identified and sought from relevant persons. 
Changing circumstances are monitored and responses are adjusted as required to maintain security. 
Relevant documentation is completed and securely maintained with due regard to confidentiality in accordance with organisational procedures. 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

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