Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.
analytical skills to apply a range of test procedures
communication skills to liaise with clients and suppliers
literacy skills to review and write technical documents and keep accurate records
problem-solving skills to develop strategic initiatives and manage risk
technical skills to test components for functionality.
sources of technology suppliers and components
overview knowledge of:
current industry development and design methodologies
current industry-accepted hardware and software products, features and capabilities
current industry-accepted testing procedures
stress load testing.
The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.
Requirements may relate to:
people in the organisation
Specifications may include:
current system functionality
user problem statement.
Components may include:
file system object in Windows operating systems
transactional processing component.
Component technologies may include:
component object model (COM)
common object request broker architecture (CORBA)
distributed component object model (DCOM)
Modifications may include:
board and chip revisions
distribution release details
driver and firmware revisions
internal or external hardware model information
software patches and upgrades
telecommunications hardware and software version details.
Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.