Courses & Units

Supervising Command and Control in Policing HSP319

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) as part of Sergeants Course Phase B. Please contact DPFEM.enquiries@utas.edu.au.

Introduction

This unit examines the role of police in supervising emergency management, specifically focusing on command and control in policing. Operational policing practices are addressed in a variety of circumstances, and students are exposed to the issues involved in supervising command and control in diverse contexts. Students examine a variety of issues affecting the supervision of command and control in policing, including: interoperability with other services and agencies, tactical and strategic decision making in police leadership environments, strategies for dealing with diverse situations, and the roles played by police supervisors and frontline personnel.

Summary

Unit name Supervising Command and Control in Policing
Unit code HSP319
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Mr James Dwyer
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
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 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
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Spring school (extended) 25/10/2021 17/11/2021 20/12/2021 13/2/2022
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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

  • 1. Evaluate multiple responses to emergency situations, taking into account risk management, standardised procedures and changing environments.
  • 2. Communicate your mission, and influence the behaviour of your staff within dynamic policing environments.
  • 3. Exercise sound decision making, assume command and control of incidents, and effectively manage resources.
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

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3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentDirect Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (100%)
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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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