Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews

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 AUMAFA001, 'Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews' 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

Elements

Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section

1. Gather and evaluate information on employment opportunities

1.1 Employment sources are identified and searched, and employment opportunities identified

1.2 Opportunities are reviewed and additional information obtained

1.3 Opportunities are clarified and graded according to own preferences, and a preferred opportunity is chosen

2. Prepare and apply for a job

2.1 Selection criteria in job opportunity are reviewed

2.2 Own skills profile is analysed against selection criteria

2.3 Application for preferred job opportunity is prepared against criteria and checked for errors

3. Prepare a résumé

3.1 Résumé content is identified and prepared

3.2 Résumé is completed using an appropriate structure and format, and checked for errors

4. Prepare for and undertake a job interview

4.1 Preparation for job interview is undertaken

4.2 Potential interviews are rehearsed

4.3 Interview is undertaken

5. Review and evaluate interview performance

5.1 Feedback on performance in the interview is sought

5.2 Strengths and areas for improvement in the application and interview process are identified

5.3 Strategies for improving application and interview skills are identified