Manage workplace information systems

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 BSBFLM506B, 'Manage workplace information systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage workplace information systems' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Utilise information systems


Strategies are developed to ensure effective use of organisational information systems, so that information required by teams can be determined and found


Information held by the organisation is accessed and reviewed to determine suitability, accessibility, currency and reliability


Strategies are developed to source and obtain information which is not immediately available/accessible


Collect, analyse and review information


Systems are developed to ensure that collection of information is timely, adequate, relevant to the needs of teams, and is in a format suitable for analysis, interpretation and dissemination


Information is analysed to identify and report relevant trends and developments to support the strategic planning process


Manage the information systems


Strategies are developed to ensure that management information systems are used effectively to store and retrieve data to aid the decision making process


Strategies are developed and implemented to ensure that technology available in the work area is used to manage information effectively


Strategies are developed and implemented to improve the information system, and communicated to designated groups as required


Develop business plan/budgets


Strategies are developed to maximise team involvement in business plans and/or budget preparation in a way which uses their contribution effectively and contributes to gaining support for the outcomes


Business plans and/or budgets are prepared and presented in accordance with the organisation's guidelines and requirements


Contingency plans are developed as part of the strategic planning process


Manage resource planning


Resource proposals are developed in consultation with relevant stakeholders using all available planning information


Estimates of resource needs and use reflect the organisation's business plans, and customer and supplier requirements


Proposals to secure resources are supported by clearly presented submissions describing realistic options, benefits, costs and outcomes

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBFLM506B appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • SIF50108 - Diploma of Mortuary Management