Seek, evaluate, organise and prepare information

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 AUM5006A, 'Seek, evaluate, organise and prepare information'.
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. Obtain and evaluate information

1.1. Applicable legislative, OHS, and organisationrequirements relevant to the seeking, evaluating, organising and preparing information are verified and complied with throughout the work activity

1.2. Instructions and plans are read and interpreted to identify processes and materials to complete work tasks

1.3. A variety of sources of information are regularly reviewed for usefulness, reliability and cost

1.4. Relevant and sufficient information is sought and updated on all relevant factors and problems which affect the area of responsibility

1.5. Information is assessed for its validity and reliability

1.6. Where information is unclear, or difficult to understand, clarification and assistance is sought

1.7. Where available information is inadequate, additional information is obtained

1.8. Information is organised into a suitable form to aid decision-making

1.9. Opportunities are taken to establish and maintain contacts with those who may provide useful information

1.10. Conclusions drawn from relevant information are based on reasoned argument and appropriate evidence

2. Record and store information

2.1. Information recorded is accurate, complete and legible

2.2. Information is recorded and stored using accepted formats, systems and organisation procedures ensuring that information can be retrieved promptly when required

2.3. New methods of recording and storing information are researched and suggested

Qualifications and Skillsets

AUM5006A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUM50108 - Diploma of Automotive Manufacturing - Automotive Development (Passenger Motor Vehicle)