- BSBDIV301A - Work effectively with diversity
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
BSBDIV301A Mapping and Delivery Guide
Work effectively with diversity
Issue Date: October 2018
||Unit of Competency||BSBDIV301A - Work effectively with diversity|
|Description||This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and interact productively with diversity in the workplace. It covers sensitive responses to, and interactions with, all manner of diversity that might be encountered during the course of work.|
|Employability Skills||This unit contains employability skills.|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit applies to individuals who work in a variety of contexts, where they will be expected to interact with a diverse client and/or co worker population.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
|Prerequisites/co-requisites||Not applicable Not applicable|
|Competency Field||Workforce Development – Diversity|
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Recognise individual differences and respond appropriately|
|Element: Work effectively with individual differences|
List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.
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
Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit
Evidence of the following is essential:
adjusting language and behaviour as required by interactions with diversity
awareness of diversity issues
knowledge of relevant legislation.
Context of and specific resources for assessment
Assessment must ensure:
access to an actual workplace or simulated environment
examples of diversity issues in the workplace
examples of documents relating to diversity policies and procedures.
Method of assessment
A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:
analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios
direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on
oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of sourcing support about workplace diversity
review of documentation outlining the knowledge, skills and experience of others in relation to team objectives.
Guidance information for assessment
Holistic assessment with other units relevant to the industry sector, workplace and job role is recommended, for example:
workplace effectiveness units.
List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here
Assessment task 1: [title] Due date:
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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.
culturally appropriate communication skills to relate to people from diverse backgrounds and people with diverse abilities
key provisions of relevant legislation from all forms of government that may affect aspects of business operations, such as:
codes of practice
occupational health and safety
major groups in the community and work environment, as defined by cultural, religious and other traditions and practices
reasonable adjustments that facilitate participation by people with a disability
value of diversity to the economy and society in terms of workforce development, Australia’s place in the global economy, innovation and social justice.
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.
Individual differences may include:
thinking and learning styles.
Colleagues may include:
managers and supervisors
Legislative requirements may include:
disability discrimination legislation
human rights and equal opportunity legislation
racial and sex discrimination legislation.
Enterprise guidelines may include:
codes of conduct or ethics
human resources policies and procedures.
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.
|Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice||Yes||No||Comments/feedback|
|Recognise and respect individual differences in colleagues, clients and customers|
|Respond to differences sensitively|
|Ensure behaviour is consistent with legislative requirements and enterprise guidelines|
|Accommodate diversity using appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication|
|Recognise and document knowledge, skills and experience of others in relation to team objectives|
|Encourage colleagues to utilise and share their specific qualities, skills or backgrounds with other team members and clients in order to enhance work outcomes|
|Ensure relations with customers and clients demonstrate that diversity is valued by the business|
Assessment Cover Sheet
BSBDIV301A - Work effectively with diversity
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Assessment Record Sheet
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