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

POLGEN026 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Gather and review information for policing

Version 1.0
Issue Date: October 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency POLGEN026 - Gather and review information for policing
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills required to deliver informed policing services and responses, including the gathering, evaluating and exchanging of information.This unit applies to those working in a policing environment, typically in a general duties role. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the current legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to information security, privacy and codes of conduct.Those undertaking this unit would primarily work independently or under limited supervision, while performing specific tasks in a broad range of contexts. They would be required to apply decision making and problem solving skills to interpret behaviours and develop solutions. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

This unit contains no specific industry-mandated assessment conditions. Guidance on suggested and recommended conditions and methods can be found in the Implementation Guide.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field General
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Gather information
  • Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes.
  • Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes.
  • Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals.
       
Element: Evaluate information
  • Examine sources of information for potential use within policing.
  • Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias.
  • Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends.
  • Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area.
  • Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response.
       
Element: Exchange information
  • Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest.
  • Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange.
  • Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange.
  • Assess information received to establish potential use for policing.
       
Element: Gather information
  • Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes.
  • Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes.
  • Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals.
       
Element: Evaluate information
  • Examine sources of information for potential use within policing.
  • Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias.
  • Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends.
  • Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area.
  • Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response.
       
Element: Exchange information
  • Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest.
  • Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange.
  • Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange.
  • Assess information received to establish potential use for policing.
       


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.

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Gather information

1.1 Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes.

1.2 Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes.

1.3 Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner.

1.4 Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals.

2. Evaluate information

2.1 Examine sources of information for potential use within policing.

2.2 Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias.

2.3 Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends.

2.4 Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area.

2.5 Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response.

3. Exchange information

3.1 Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest.

3.2 Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange.

3.3 Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange.

3.4 Assess information received to establish potential use for policing.

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

identifying internal and external stakeholder information requirements to facilitate collection and distribution

gathering information from diverse, credible and accurate sources

identifying patterns or trends in gathered information

applying information or intelligence gathered to policing responses

organising and accessing information using jurisdictional information management technologies

referring information or intelligence to relevant and authorised stakeholders

communicating information or intelligence requirements to other stakeholders

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

codes of ethics

codes of conduct

current legislation and jurisdictional policies and procedures related to jurisdictional information management technologies

jurisdictional policies and procedures related to data and information security

current legislation related to freedom of information, human rights, and privacy

stakeholder relationships


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Gather information

1.1 Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes.

1.2 Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes.

1.3 Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner.

1.4 Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals.

2. Evaluate information

2.1 Examine sources of information for potential use within policing.

2.2 Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias.

2.3 Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends.

2.4 Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area.

2.5 Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response.

3. Exchange information

3.1 Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest.

3.2 Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange.

3.3 Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange.

3.4 Assess information received to establish potential use for policing.

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
Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes. 
Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes. 
Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner. 
Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals. 
Examine sources of information for potential use within policing. 
Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias. 
Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends. 
Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area. 
Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response. 
Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest. 
Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange. 
Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange. 
Assess information received to establish potential use for policing. 
Identify internal and external stakeholder needs for information collection and policing purposes. 
Differentiate primary and secondary sources of information for sourcing purposes. 
Collect information from both primary and secondary sources in an ethical and professional manner. 
Organise information to facilitate analysis and referrals. 
Examine sources of information for potential use within policing. 
Assess information and sources to determine credibility and potential bias. 
Analyse information to identify potential patterns or trends. 
Develop intelligence using information from the local policing area. 
Prioritise information to inform policing service delivery and response. 
Assist in developing intelligence through the identification of potential stakeholder interest. 
Identify communication paths to facilitate information exchange. 
Articulate stakeholder information requirements in support of information exchange. 
Assess information received to establish potential use for policing. 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

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