Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation

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Unit Description
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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
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 DEFIN008A, 'Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan counter-surveillance activity

1.1 Instructions to conduct activity are received and details are confirmed with supervisor

1.2 Resource availability and serviceability are identified and constraints are determined

1.3 Situation, terrain and threat forces are analysed to determine operational risk

1.4 Reconnaissance of operational area is conducted to inform planning process

1.5 Research is conducted to inform planning process

1.6 Counter-surveillance plan is developed in accordance with standard procedures and legal requirements

1.7 Counter-surveillance orders are prepared and delivered to team members

1.8 Rehearsals are conducted in accordance with standard procedures

1.9 Competence of team members is confirmed and monitored

1.10 Liaison with outside agencies is conducted as required

1.11 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements and recognised safety precautions are applied throughout operation

1.12 Legal requirements for activities are identified and applied during process

2. Conduct counter-surveillance activity

2.1 Counter-surveillance team is directed and supervised in accordance with counter-surveillance plan

2.2 Situations that require a quick and decisive response are recognised and responded to in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures

2.3 Counter-surveillance tasks are completed in accordance with counter-surveillance plan

2.4 Support from outside agencies is organised and directed

2.5 Technical advice is provided to higher authority or outside agencies

3. Finalise counter-surveillance activity

3.1 Information gained during activity is provided to appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner

3.2 Counter-surveillance documentation is completed in accordance with standard procedures

3.3 Post activity analysis is conducted and subsequent recommendations are made in accordance with standard procedures