Conduct frisk search of persons

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AVIO2004A, 'Conduct frisk search of persons'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Prepare for a frisk search


Legal powers to frisk search persons and associated workplace procedures are understood and applied


A frisk search is only conducted on persons of the same sex and with another appropriate person of the same sex present


The person to be searched is informed that frisk searches can be intrusive and may cover any part of the body, including but not limited to, the chest and groin


The permission of the person is obtained prior to conducting a frisk search, including the identification of a private area where the frisk search is to be conducted


Consent is recorded as per regulatory requirements and the organisation’s procedures


Organisational procedures are followed when a person refuses to be frisk searched


The person being searched is asked to remove any bulky over garments and any other items in their possession capable of being divested and these are separately checked by primary screening processes


Conduct a frisk search of a person


A frisk search of a person is carried out using the methods and techniques detailed in the organisation’s procedures and taking into account social or cultural differences


The frisk search is conducted by gently running open hands over the outer garments covering the relevant part of the person, to an extent sufficient to enable the screening officer to be satisfied that no prohibited items are located on the relevant part of the person


A hand-held metal detector is used to assist in identifying the area to be searched. This may include the sensitive areas of the person’s body


If the source of an alarm cannot be resolved due to it being in a sensitive area on the person, a more thorough and private search is conducted as per the organisation’s procedures including escorting the person to a private area (such as a search room) to identify and remove the source of the alarm


Correct occupational health and safety (OHS) principles as per the organisation’s procedures are followed during the conduct of a frisk search of persons


Customer service principles as per the procedures and standards are applied throughout a frisk search of a person during the screening process


If cleared, the person is allowed to proceed to the sterile area


Apply special frisk search methods


Special screening methods and requirements are applied when conducting a frisk search of infants and children as per the organisation’s procedures


Special screening methods and requirements are applied when conducting a frisk search of disabled persons or other persons with special needs as per the organisation’s procedures


Respond to detection of weapons or prohibited items during the frisk search


In the event of discovery of weapons, and/or prohibited items during the frisk search, response occurs as per the organisation’s procedures


If detected, a prohibited item or weapon is handled and stored as per the organisation’s procedures


Maintain records of a frisk search


All records of the frisk search including written consents are maintained as per the organisation’s procedures