Respond to security risk situation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
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 CPPSEC2004A, 'Respond to security risk situation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Identify security risk situation.

1.1 Applicable provisions of legislative and organisational requirements relevant to security risk operations are identified and complied with.

1.2 Potential security risk situation is identified and assessed for degree of risk to self, others, property and premises.

1.3 Environmental factors are monitored and changes in characteristics that may impact on security risk situation are identified.

1.4 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements are identified and appropriate risk control measures to ensure safety of self and others are implemented.

1.5 Requirements for advice or assistance are identified and requested from relevant persons in accordance with organisational procedures.

2Respond to security risk situation.

2.1 Appropriate response to identified security risk situation is determined and implemented in accordance with organisational procedures.

2.2 Response initiative maximises the safety and security of self, others, property and premises and is carried out within the scope of own responsibility, competence and authority.

2.3 Equipment is used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and organisational procedures.

2.4 Appropriate interpersonaltechniques and communication channels are used in accordance with organisational procedures.

2.5 Details of security risk situation are documented and maintained in accordance with organisational procedures.

3 Assist in the review of the response to security risk situation.

3.1 Participation in review and debrief processes are carried out in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.2 Observations are accurate and provided in a clear, concise and constructive manner.

3.3 Effects of stress and other issues related to own well-being are recognised and controlled using appropriate stress management techniques.

3.4 Review and debrief findings identify areas for improving future response procedures and reducing effects of stress.

3.5 Relevant documentation is completed and securely maintained with due regard to confidentiality in accordance with organisational procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPSEC2004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP20211 - Certificate II in Security Operations
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services