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View Unit : Carry out searches of people and their property

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/601/9206
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Carry out searches of people and their property
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
14
Unit Credit Value
2
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.4 Public Services
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to search people and their property for unauthorised items

1.1

State the current relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and guidelines relating to authority to search people and their property

1.2

Carry out searches at frequencies and in patterns that are in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures

1.3

Confirm that individuals have understood the reasons given for why they have been selected for search

1.4

Ensure consent to search has been given before searching individuals

1.5

Take appropriate and permitted action, in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures, if consent to search is refused

1.6

Carry out searches in suitable locations, in the presence of suitable witnesses and in a polite, professional and courteous manner

1.7

Maintain personal health, safety and welfare while carrying out searches

1.8

Record and report the details of searches in line with instructions and the organisation’s policies and procedures

2

Be able to respond to finding unauthorised items

2.1

List the unauthorised items that should be looked for during searches

2.2

Identify unauthorised items found during searches correctly

2.3

Take prompt and appropriate action, in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures, when unauthorised items are found

2.4

Establish the reason for the person being in possession of unauthorised items

2.5

Describe the possible reactions of suspects to finding unauthorised items and how to deal with them

2.6

Demonstrate how to deal safely with unauthorised items found during a search and retain them securely as evidence

2.7

Demonstrate how to apprehend people suspected of having unauthorised items, following instructions and approved policies and procedures

2.8

Record and report the relevant details relating to the unauthorised items, clearly and accurately, to the appropriate person within required timescales

2.9

Maintain personal health, safety and welfare while responding to finding unauthorised items

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