Prepare and present information to the public

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMCAN302A, 'Prepare and present information to the public'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare a presentation

1.1. Audience is identified and objectives of the presentation are determined.

1.2. Plan of the presentation is developed and materials are selected to match the audience.

1.3. Presentation is trialled to ensure its objectives and learning outcomes are achieved.

2. Conduct presentation

2.1. Public speaking skills are used effectively to engage the audience.

2.2. Visual aids and other presentation equipment are used correctly to enhance the presentation.

2.3. Animals involved in the presentation are handled and/or utilised in accordance with occupational health and safety (OHS), animal welfare and facility requirements.

2.4. Audience is encouraged to participate, where appropriate, and provide feedback.

2.5. Presentation is completed within required timeframe and reviewed with other staff.

3. Participate in other interpretive and learning activities

3.1. Interpretive and learning activities within the facility are analysed for accuracy and currency.

3.2. Information is adapted for a broad range of clients.

3.3. Information is prepared for exhibit signage and other text-based resources.

4. Assist in media presentations

4.1. Workplace policies on staff interaction with the media are clarified.

4.2. Interview techniques and media presentation protocols are defined in accordance with workplace policies.

4.3. Contributions are made to the preparation of information for media releases and interviews under supervision.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMCAN302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM30310 - Certificate III in Captive Animals
  • ACM40210 - Certificate IV in Captive Animals