Observe and monitor hostile areas to detect targets

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 PUADEFCA001B, 'Observe and monitor hostile areas to detect targets'.
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. Occupy and prepare a location

1.1 An appropriate vantage point is occupied and concealment is maintained throughout the operation

1.2 Occupied position is established

1.3 Reference points are established and information is documented

1.4 Possible threats are observed and monitored so an appropriate plan of action can be prepared

2. Detect target/s

2.1 Target position is established via aural and visual observation, and bearing and distance are estimated

2.2 Type of weapon (if present) is identified and classified through visual or aural recognition, or by crater analysis

2.3 Enemy capability is estimated

2.4 Hostile action is monitored from prepared position

2.5 Communications with stakeholders is maintained so that relevant information can be provided

3. Provide information on target to stakeholders

3.1 Target is described to stakeholders

3.2 Records are maintained in accordance with standardprocedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUADEFCA001B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA31010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Maritime Operations)
  • PUA32709 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • PUA32106 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Regional Surveillance Operations)
  • PUA31606 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Artillery Operations)
  • PUA31506 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Armoured Operations)
  • PUA31906 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Infantry Operations)
  • PUA32006 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Military Engineering)