Develop employment policies

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 BSBATSIM506, 'Develop employment policies'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Develop staff policies

1.1 Identify employer’s responsibilities with respect to staff

1.2 Develop, negotiate and endorse staffing policies with board members, management and staff, and if appropriate, unions

1.3 Ensure approved policies are communicated throughout the organisation

2 Implement staff policies and procedures

2.1 Work with other board members and management to develop and document procedures flowing from endorsed policies

2.2 Establish and implement induction processes for new staff

2.3 Ensure changes to policies and procedures affecting employment are communicated to staff, and if applicable, to unions

2.4 Identify and access external industrial relations advice and representation as required

2.5 Ensure individual contracts for employees are developed and signed within relevant enterprise agreements or awards according to policies and procedures

3 Monitor and review staffing policies

3.1 Establish a review body for staffing policy

3.2 Monitor and assess outside industrial influences and impacts relevant to the organisation

3.3 Ensure regular occupational health and safety checks of workplace are undertaken according to policy and procedures

3.4 Review grievance procedures regularly

3.5 Ensure all aspects of employment policy and procedures are audited independently

3.6 Evaluate results of reviews and audits, and propose changes to policy and procedures if necessary