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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Access information and/or records
  2. Organise and analyse information
  3. Communicate organised information using established workplace methods

Required Skills

Required skills

Look for evidence that confirms skills in

accessing relevant information from a range of sources

recording where appropriate the accessed information

recognising and using workplace terms

reading interpreting and following information in workplace documentation

checking and clarifying information

organising categorising and sequencing information

Required knowledge

Look for evidence that confirms knowledge of

types of information

available sources of information

information analysis techniques

methods of categorising and organising information

methods of recording and communicating information

Evidence Required

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria required skills and knowledge range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package

Overview of assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to organise analyse and communicate information

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the criteria including required knowledge and be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts

Context of and specific resources for assessment

This unit may be assessed on the job off the job or a combination of both on and off the job Where assessment occurs off the job that is the candidate is not in productive work then an appropriate simulation must be used where the range of conditions reflects realistic workplace situations The competencies covered by this unit would be demonstrated by an individual working alone or as part of a team The assessment environment should not disadvantage the candidate

This unit could be assessed in conjunction with any other units addressing the safety quality communication materials handling recording and reporting associated with organising analysing and communicating information or other units requiring the exercise of the skills and knowledge covered by this unit

Method of assessment

Assessors should gather a range of evidence that is valid sufficient current and authentic Evidence can be gathered through a variety of ways including direct observation supervisors reports project work samples and questioning Questioning techniques should not require language literacy and numeracy skills beyond those required in this unit of competency The candidate must have access to all tools equipment materials and documentation required The candidate must be permitted to refer to any relevant workplace procedures product and manufacturing specifications codes standards manuals and reference materials

Guidance information for assessment

Range Statement

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.

Range of sources

Job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, documents, computer data, drawings, sketches, tables, technical manuals and/or charts and other applicable reference material

Workplace terminology

Terminology - referring to equipment, processes, workplace areas, staff and procedures - specific to the processes and equipment used in the workplace


Analysis for this unit involves simple determinations of relevance and implication for the employee's immediate work requirements

Established workplace methods

Proforma reports

Data entry e.g. bar coding and simple keyboard operations