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

PSPSEC007 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Develop and advise on government security procedures

Version 1.0
Issue Date: February 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency PSPSEC007 - Develop and advise on government security procedures
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills required to interpret security policy and legislation, analyse security related data, develop procedures and provide advice on government security matters.This unit applies to those working in the policy development division of the organisation.The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the 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 policy development and implementation.Those undertaking this unit would generally work independently and as part of a team using support resources as required. They would perform complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.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.

Assessment of this unit requires a workplace environment or one that closely resembles normal work practice and replicates the range of conditions likely to be encountered when developing security procedures.

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

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field Security
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: Interpret security policy and legislation
  • Identify and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures.
  • Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents.
  • Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency.
       
Element: Analyse security related data
  • Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity.
  • Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures.
  • Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures.
       
Element: Develop procedures
  • Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly.
  • Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances.
  • Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel.
  • Submit and gain approval for procedures.
       
Element: Provide advice on government security matters
  • Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines.
  • Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders.
  • Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given.
       
Element: Interpret security policy and legislation
  • Identify and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures.
  • Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents.
  • Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency.
       
Element: Analyse security related data
  • Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity.
  • Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures.
  • Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures.
       
Element: Develop procedures
  • Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly.
  • Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances.
  • Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel.
  • Submit and gain approval for procedures.
       
Element: Provide advice on government security matters
  • Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines.
  • Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders.
  • Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given.
       


Evidence Required

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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. Interpret security policy and legislation

1.1 Identify and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures.

1.2 Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents.

1.3 Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency.

2. Analyse security related data

2.1 Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity.

2.2 Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures.

2.3 Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures.

3. Develop procedures

3.1 Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly.

3.2 Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances.

3.3 Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel.

3.4 Submit and gain approval for procedures.

4. Provide advice on government security matters

4.1 Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines.

4.2 Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders.

4.3 Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given.

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 two occasions.

applying legislation, regulations and policies relating to government security management

communicating with a diverse range of 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.

legislation, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines relating to government security management

organisational policy, procedures and guidelines

legislation relating to government operations, privacy, work health and safety

Crimes Act 1914 and Criminal Code 1985

the organisation’s security plan


Submission Requirements

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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. Interpret security policy and legislation

1.1 Identify and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures.

1.2 Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents.

1.3 Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency.

2. Analyse security related data

2.1 Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity.

2.2 Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures.

2.3 Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures.

3. Develop procedures

3.1 Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly.

3.2 Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances.

3.3 Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel.

3.4 Submit and gain approval for procedures.

4. Provide advice on government security matters

4.1 Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines.

4.2 Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders.

4.3 Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given.

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 and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures. 
Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents. 
Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency. 
Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity. 
Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures. 
Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures. 
Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly. 
Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances. 
Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel. 
Submit and gain approval for procedures. 
Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines. 
Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders. 
Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given. 
Identify and analyse legislation impacting on security policy and procedures. 
Analyse the organisation’s security policy in relation to risk identification, security management and security incidents. 
Confirm policy intent and identify and review existing procedures for consistency. 
Collect and analyse data and confirm its integrity. 
Identify outcomes and trends that need to be addressed through security procedures. 
Determine any changes in organisational circumstances and identify related security procedures. 
Identify intended audience/s for procedures and determine language style, structure and format accordingly. 
Develop security procedures to reflect changes in circumstances. 
Develop procedures in consultation with security plan developer/s, end users and approval personnel. 
Submit and gain approval for procedures. 
Provide information and advice on security procedures and related legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines. 
Consider intended use and consequences of advice and communicate in a manner that addresses the requirements of stakeholders. 
Check documentation provided to ensure it supports the information and advice given. 

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