Diploma of Evaluations

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12 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

9 core units

3 elective units

Choose a minimum of 1 elective unit from the Group A list below.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units from either the Group A or B elective lists below, or elsewhere within this training package, or another endorsed training package, or accredited course.

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol .

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

The elective units should be selected from the units that most closely align to an individuals occupational outcomes.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.


Core Units


Develop an evaluation program


Evaluate and report collected information


Maintain and enhance professional practice

add topic BSBPMG401A

Apply project scope management techniques

add topic BSBPMG406A

Apply communication management techniques

add topic BSBWRT401A

Write complex documents

add topic LGADMIN425A

Develop a communication plan

add topic PSPGOV509A

Conduct evaluations

add topic PSPGOV512A

Use complex workplace communication strategies


Group A Elective Units (Specialisation)

add topic BSBCOM502B

Evaluate and review compliance

add topic FNSACC607A

Evaluate business performance

add topic FNSACC503A Manage budgets and forecasts

add topic HLTPOP504C

Evaluate a population health project

add topic TAEDES505A

Evaluate a training program


Group B Elective Units (General)

add topic AHCCCF501A

Evaluate project submissions

add topic BSBADM502B

Manage meetings

add topic BSBREL701A

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

add topic PSPMNGT611A

Manage evaluations


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF52412 Diploma of Evaluations have been reproduced in the table below.

This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.

Defence qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.

Employability Skill

Employability Skills Statement


communicate facts in a fluent, clear and interesting manner

complete all required documentation

conduct briefs

conduct information sessions and group interviews

ensure instructions and directions are communicated to team members clearly and unambiguously

ensure organisational protocols are followed when liaising with the clients

liaise with internal and other organisation personnel

maintain communication with the team leader and provide supervisor with feedback and constructive advice

provide attention to detail

recognise, discuss and deal with team members’ concerns and queries

refer to supervisor any issues that cannot be rectified or addressed

represent issues to management

retain professionalism under duress

understand and implement instructions and directions

understand current evaluation practices

understand legal and organisation requirements relating to confidentiality, libel, accuracy and discrimination

undertake informal performance counselling and provide feedback on performance


act as a team leader

allocate duties, rosters and responsibilities to team members

encourage team members

mentor and coach team members

maintain the safety of others

monitor the performance of others and take appropriate action through coaching and mentoring

set goals, identify tasks and present to team members

undertake team building

liaise with other members of the project team on a range of project scope management issues and challenges.

Problem solving

analyse and solve problems

take action to correct inappropriate behaviour

use processes flexibly and interchangeably

Initiative and enterprise

establish collaborative partnerships and relationships

developing objectives and evaluation criteria

investigate training and workforce data, and determine and implement appropriate improvement

Planning and organising

research and evaluate validation processes, and to determine and implement improvements to these processes

develop and establish agreement to plans

collating and interpreting statistical data, including trend analysis

Self management

accept responsibilities

act independently

ensure own demeanour and presentation reflects the professional standards of the organisation and support for victims and others affected by the incident

ensure own level of authority is recognised and adhered to

ensure personal safety and safety of others is maintained

ensure that the individual decision making process is conducted in accordance with standard procedures

monitor individual performance against defined performance requirements and ensure appropriate action is taken to maintain performance

provide feedback on own performance

set performance requirements


deal with diverse groups and strategies for undertaking evaluations

develop an understanding of client requirements


use appropriate information technology and software

ensure technology use aligns with environmentally sustainable practices