Manage dogs for security purposes

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 CSCDOG001, 'Manage dogs for security purposes'.
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



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. Prepare for deployment of dogs

1.1 Assess the operational environment where the dog will be deployed and prepare for contingencies.

1.2 Consult information on security situation and assignment details and prepare dog for deployment.

1.3 Transport the dog to the security situation according to the requirements of the assignment and animal welfare requirements.

2. Manage dogs at the scene of operation

2.1 Locate and deploy the dog according to its capabilities and the specifications of the assignment.

2.2 Deploy the dog in a manner that results in minimal risk of injury to other persons, the dog, handler and property.

2.3 Read and interpret the body language of the dog and take appropriate action.

2.4 Attend to injuries to the dog.

2.5 Secure detected prohibited and illegal items according to the chain of evidence.

3. Participate in post-operational activities

3.1 Take part in debriefing sessions to evaluate operation’s activities.

3.2 Review the ways in which the dog worked and plan for future training sessions and methods of deployment in similar situations.

3.3 Complete accurate and comprehensive dog records and reports in a timely manner and lodge.