Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
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 DEFINT002, 'Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation'.
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.


Plan counter-surveillance activity


Confirm instructions to conduct activity with supervisor


Identify resource availability, serviceability and constraints


Analyse situation, terrain and threat forces to determine operational risk


Conduct reconnaissance of operational area to inform planning process


Conduct research to inform planning process


Develop a counter-surveillance plan in accordance with operational procedures


Prepare counter-surveillance orders and deliver to team members


Conduct rehearsals in accordance with operational procedures


Confirm and monitor competence of team members


Liaise with outside agencies, as required


Identify hazards, assess risks and implement control measures in accordance with operational procedures


Conduct counter-surveillance activity


Direct and supervise counter-surveillance team in accordance with counter-surveillance plan


Recognise and respond to situations that require quick and decisive responses in accordance with operational requirements and procedures


Complete counter-surveillance tasks in accordance with counter-surveillance plan


Organise and direct support from outside agencies, as required


Provide technical advice to identified stakeholders in accordance with counter-surveillance plan


Finalise counter-surveillance activity


Provide information gained during activity to identified stakeholders in a timely manner


Complete counter-surveillance documentation in accordance with operational procedures


Conduct post activity analysis and make subsequent recommendations