PPP100 Workforce Essentials (8)

This subject is an enabling course.  It provides foundational knowledge and skills for lifelong learning, in the criminal justice practitioner context.


* Offering has a residential school. Please view following information for further details.

Session 1 (30)
Online *
Goulburn Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus
Goulburn Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus
Goulburn Campus
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Dubbo Campus
Goulburn Campus
Goulburn Campus
Term 2 (15)
Goulburn Campus
Term 3 (45)
Goulburn Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: PPP100. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



160 hours


School of Policing Studies

Assumed Knowledge

This subject is the sole component of an enabling course; therefore, no assumed knowledge is applicable.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to understand and use appropriate technologies to apply knowledge of communication and communication processes for workplace and learning environments;
  • be able to identify the needs of people and describe appropriate interactions and rapport building in diverse situations;
  • be able to describe actions of cultural awareness in interaction and communication with others;
  • be able to identify relevant law, policy, procedure and ethical considerations in the practice of the chosen discipline
  • be able to identify relevant Work Health and Safety policies, procedures and legislative requirements in the practice of the chosen discipline;
  • be able to recognise and describe personal resilience strategies in the practice of the chosen discipline;
  • be able to describe the principles of safe driving; and
  • be able to recognise leadership and teamwork principles and describe their impact on community and organisations.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Technology
  • Safe Driving
  • Introduction to Law
  • Communication and Writing Documents
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Crime and Policing
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Personal Resilience


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Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.