Secure funding

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 BSBATSIW515, 'Secure funding'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Secure funding' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Identify and contact funding bodies

1.1 Identify and investigate mainstream and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander funding sources

1.2 Gather information about potential funding bodies’ priorities, key areas and expected outcomes

1.3 Clearly explain organisational funding requirements to potential funding bodies

2 Prepare case for funding

2.1 Form team to oversee funding submission

2.2 Delegate tasks to staff if appropriate

2.3 Determine if consultant services should be engaged to provide technical assistance preparing case for funding

2.4 Ensure a proposal is prepared that meets funding body’s objectives, criteria and submission requirements

2.5 Ensure all existing financial obligations with respect to the funding body are up-to-date

3 Promote case for funding

3.1 Use networks to lobby funding body where appropriate

3.2 Seek representation with funding body if necessary

3.3 Advise key people of progress and outcome of submission

4 Appeal if necessary

4.1 Identify relevant appeal authorities and procedures for funding bodies

4.2 Determine whether an appeal should be made if funding submission is unsuccessful

4.3 Use the appeal system if required