Participate in assessments of project submissions

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 AHCCCF409A, 'Participate in assessments of project submissions'.
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. Research the applicable program guidelines

1.1. Policy and program information required to participate in the assessment of projects within a region or State/Territory is obtained and reviewed.

1.2. Own role and responsibilities are identified within applicable program guidelines and legislative requirements.

1.3. Own knowledge of policy and program information and legislative requirements is built through involvement in development activities to achieve an understanding of the program aims and goals.

1.4. Changes in policy and program information are identified for impact on assessment processes.

2. Review the submissions

2.1. Project submissions are reviewed prior to the assessment committee meeting in the context of policy and program information.

2.2. Personal review and ranking of projects is completed in preparation for the assessment committee meeting, in accordance with program guidelines.

3. Participate in committee assessment process

3.1. Projects which meet program guidelines are identified by the committee for further assessment.

3.2. Submissions seeking further funding for existing projects are identified and reviewed under separate criteria according to program guidelines.

3.3. Assessments of projects, which have been processed through a local or regional assessment panel, are given a balanced consideration to manage the time taken on the assessment, and to ensure equity and fairness in the process.

3.4. Projects are reviewed and ranked by the committee in terms of the priorities and other factors defined in the program guidelines.

3.5. Active listening approaches and appropriate questioning techniques are used to develop an understanding and a team approach across a diverse committee/panel.

3.6. Projects are selected for recommendation in accordance with program guidelines and available funds.

4. Maintain probity of assessment

4.1. Confidentiality requirements of the assessment process are maintained.

4.2. Ethical and legislative standards and procedures of the assessment process are followed.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCCF409A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC51210 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • SFI40311 - Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)