Courses & Units

Risk Management: Police Operations and Training HSP112

Hobart

Note:

Please note: this unit is only available to students accepted into the In-Service Pathway of 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies).

Introduction

The development and provision of education and training for staff operating in police environments requires unique risk management processes and procedures mandated by legislation and internal and external policies. This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of theories, policies and practices in relation to the management of risk in a dynamic environment such as policing and emergency management. The unit aims to increase students knowledge of current legislative and policy frameworks around risk management; to introduce students to various approaches to understanding and dealing with the management of risk where risk factors are multiple and stakeholders are many; and provide skills in completing risk assessments for use in police operations and training courses.

Summary

Unit name Risk Management: Police Operations and Training
Unit code HSP112
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Doctor Rosmarie (Romy) Winter
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school (extended) 25/10/2021 17/11/2021 20/12/2021 13/2/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate theoretical knowledge and practical skills in risk assessment and management
  • identify core legislative, theoretical or technical knowledge of risk management in a policing and emergency services context
  • conduct a risk assessment relevant to a police or emergency services environment
  • critically discuss risk and approaches to risk management in dynamic risk environments specific to policing and emergency services
  • apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091105 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (25%)|Test or quiz (25%)|Assignment (40%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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