Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation

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 AHCILM305, 'Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Define Australian history from an Aboriginal cultural and Community perspective

1.1 Determine major characteristics of the social structures of a specific Aboriginal Community

1.2 Identify impacts on Aboriginal social structures following European colonisation

1.3 Record examples of resistance to European colonisation

1.4 Document positive and negative effects of European colonisation

1.5 Determine various approaches and resources which can be employed in order to identify cultural authorities for specific Country and Community

1.6 Research contemporary Aboriginal social, economic and political trends in the context of Community life

2. Outline strategies for working with Aboriginal organisations and people

2.1 Acknowledge and consider differences in working within Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Communities and organisations

2.2 Identify Aboriginal ways of working

2.3 Recognise potential conflicts

2.4 Identify and implement strategies for minimisation of conflicts

3. Operate effectively in a job role working with an Aboriginal Community or organisation

3.1 Observe Aboriginalcultural protocolsaccording to Community and organisational guidelines and procedures

3.2 Respect Community traditions and customs

3.3 Build and maintain productive relationships within the Aboriginal Community and organisation

3.4 Create and give mutual respect as evidenced by effective engagement and shared outcomes with the Community and organisation over time

3.5 Obtain and value feedback on personal work performance, interpersonal ways of relating, and adherence to Aboriginal cultural protocols