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View Unit : Maintain understanding of current legislation and regulation relevant to the security officer role

Unit
Unit Reference Number
Y/601/9196
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Maintain understanding of current legislation and regulation relevant to the security officer role
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
12
Unit Credit Value
3
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

Know the current legislation and regulation relevant to the security officer role

1.1

Identify and access appropriate sources of relevant information

1.2

Use research methods that are efficient and effective in obtaining relevant information

1.3

Identify areas of legislation relevant to personal role

1.4

Explain the impact of legislation, regulation, codes of practice and guidelines on own role

1.5

Describe how to obtain specialist help and advice on legislation and regulation when it is needed

1.6

Explain the importance of maintaining knowledge and understanding of legislation relevant to personal role

1.7

Identify the areas of own security activities that are affected by current law

2

Be able to implement new legislation and regulation

2.1

Implement new legislation within agreed timescales

2.2

Inform other relevant people about implementation of new legislation

2.3

Provide details of implementation of legislation in a language and format that aids understanding

2.4

Explain new techniques and practices that are required by legislation to people who need to know them

2.5

Record accurate and full details of the impact on the organisation of applying new legislation

2.6

Maintain the security and confidentiality of security arrangements

2.7

Explain how different pieces of legislation impact on each other and the affect on own role

2.8

Explain how to confirm personal authority to apply new legislation and why it is important

3

Be able to maintain and update codes of practice and procedures

3.1

Arrange regular scheduled reviews of security procedures with staff and all relevant stakeholders

3.2

Establish and promote a culture of continuous improvement with staff and stakeholders

3.3

Implement processes to ensure prompt notification of relevant legislative or internal changes to all relevant stakeholders

3.4

Propose changes in codes of practice or procedures and communicate them to required stakeholders for feedback

3.5

Produce new documentation and processes as required when legislation has changed

3.6

Record all changes to codes of practice, procedures and authorisations in accordance with the organisation’s procedures

3.7

Describe how to carry out a review of a process or changes and re-evaluate as required

3.8

Explain why it is important to have in-depth knowledge of processes, policies and procedures that may be affected by change

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