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 AUM3401B, 'Plan and organise production'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Plan and organise production' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Identify production objectives
1.1. Production objectives are clearly and unambiguously identified and clarified in accordance with organisation requirements
2. Determine production team and resource requirements
2.1. Production team requirements are determined based on task requirements and necessary competencies
2.2. Suitable staff and/or contractors are selected based on competence and availability
2.3. Required raw materials, tools, equipment, assembly or fabrication jigs and other physical resources needed for the production are identified using relevant sources of information and a specification drawn up detailing the required quality and quantities
3. Develop production budget, quotas, time schedule and milestones
3.1. Identified production tasks and activities are costed in terms of staffing and resource requirements and incorporated into a production budget
3.2. A time schedule for the production is drawn up clearly showing the sequence and inter-relationships of activities as well as milestones and estimated start and completion dates
3.3. The production plan showing the resourcing arrangements, time schedule and proposed budget is submitted to the appropriate personnel and any necessary changes made
4. Assign production tasks to team
4.1. Production tasks and component activities are clearly identified and specified and assigned to team members based on their competence, experience and availability
4.2. The production team is briefed on their respective roles and responsibilities
5. Implement production plan
5.1. Requirements for major activities, staffing, resources, critical dates and the required final and intermediate outcomes of the production are confirmed prior to commencement of the production in accordance with the approved production plan and company requirements
5.2. Potential problems and complications are identified in the course of the production and suitable contingency action initiated in accordance with company procedures
5.3. Stakeholders (i.e. user departments, management, etc.) are kept informed of production objectives and progress throughout the production
6. Review production progress and outcomes
6.1. Production progress is closely monitored against the required quality of the products and sub-assemblies as well as adherence to both budget and time schedule, and reported to appropriate personnel
6.2. Adequate records are maintained of all key information pertaining to the production process in accordance with company requirements