Implement and monitor security risk management plans

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 PSPSEC503A, 'Implement and monitor security risk management plans'.
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. Implement security plan

1.1 Security risks are treated/countermeasures are implemented in accordance with the security plan

1.2 Security plan is implemented to meet timeframe and budgetary requirements

1.3 Countermeasures are implemented in compliance with legal requirements, government and organisational policy

1.4 Residual risks are documented and monitored

2. Monitor the risk environment

2.1 Strategies to monitor the risk environment are determined and documented

2.2 Security risks, and the type/s and source/s of threats are monitored to detect changing circumstances that may alter risk management priorities

2.3 Monitoring is conducted on a regular basis in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

2.4 Changes to the organisation are monitored to identify circumstances where re-examination of the security environment becomes necessary

2.5 Results of monitoring are documented and acted on

3. Evaluate security plan

3.1 Risk treatments are monitored to gauge whether they are being implemented properly and fully

3.2 Treatments are evaluated against the objectives of the security plan to ensure they remain effective and/or necessary

3.3 Feedback is obtained from stakeholders on the adequacy and need for current security measures affecting their work area

3.4 Weaknesses in the security plan are identified and addressed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

3.5 Security plan is reviewed on an on-going basis, as a result of incidents, breaches, and changes in circumstances

3.6 Security plan is updated in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines to reflect current circumstances

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPSEC503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA42109 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • CSC50107 - Diploma of Correctional Administration
  • PSP51804 - Diploma of Government (Security)