Operate safely within a policing environment

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 POLGEN019, 'Operate safely within a policing environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate safely within a policing environment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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. Respond to workplace safety risks

1.1 Identify workplace safety risks for assessment and reporting purposes.

1.2 Assess potential risks to workplace safety continually to minimise harm to self, colleagues and public.

1.3 Develop response options to identified risks based on assessments.

1.4 Select response option taking into account influencing factors.

1.5 Implement response option through use of police resources.

2. Respond to operational safety risks

2.1 Assess operational environment continually in order to identify operational safety risks.

2.2 Develop response options to operational safety risks using decision making/problem solving models.

2.3 Evaluate response options to determine a reasonable and justifiable option.

2.4 Maintain communication with stakeholders while deploying selected response option.

2.5 Implement selected response option in line with the operational plan.

2.6 Review selected response option and deployment to inform future decision making and response.

3. Deploy tactical options

3.1 Identify tactical options for potential use based on risk assessment.

3.2 Determine the necessity of tactical options by continually assessing situation/operational environment.

3.3 Evaluate the use of tactical options in situation/operational environment.

3.4 Implement selected tactical option in accordance with decision making/problem solving models.

3.5 Justify use of tactical option based on legislation, jurisdictional policies and procedures and situational factors.

4. Handle police equipment

4.1 Secure police equipment to ensure safe use, storage and transportation.

4.2 Check police equipment to identify any issues that may impact on the use of the equipment.

4.3 Report any issues that may impact on the use of the equipment.