Conduct detector dog team training

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 PSPBORD406A, 'Conduct detector dog team training'.
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



1. Prepare for training/ development

1.1 Needs of teams to be trained are identified.

1.2 Training and development is planned based upon the identified needs.

1.3 Training resources are identified and prepared in accordance with training requirements.

1.4 Administrative requirements are identified and addressed in accordance with organisational policy and practices.

2. Deliver training/ development

2.1 Constructive feedback is provided throughout the development process.

2.2 Dog and handler progress is monitored and evaluated.

2.3 Training is monitored against schedule and outcomes.

2.4 The training program is adjusted to allow individual detector dog teams every opportunity to meet the specific performance criteria.

2.5 Records are maintained in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

3. Manage training resources

3.1 Training resource requirements are identified and reported to management.

3.2 Resource usage is monitored in accordance with approved resource allocation.

3.3 Security of training aids is maintained in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

3.4 Custody, transport and utilisation of training aids is in accordance with legislation, policy and guidelines.

4. Evaluate training outcomes

4.1 Level of development and operational effectiveness of detector dog teams is assessed.

4.2 Clear and constructive feedback in relation to performance is given to the person/s being assessed using appropriate language and strategies and including guidance on any further goals or training opportunities available to overcome gaps in competency.

4.3 Changes aimed at improving the detection capabilities of detector dog teams are identified.

4.4 Training outcomes are in accordance with legislation, policy and guidelines.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPBORD406A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP40204 - Certificate IV in Government (Border Protection)