Manage separation or termination

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 BSBHRM507A, 'Manage separation or termination'.
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. Develop policies and procedures for separation/termination of employment

1.1. Undertake research to determine features of best practice systems of separation/termination and the legal requirements

1.2. Undertake consultation with relevant managers prior to the introduction of new forms, procedures or systems

1.3. Develop policies, procedures and supporting documentation for all forms of separation/termination

1.4. Ensure procedures for dismissal or termination respect employees, provide strict confidentiality and comply with legislation

1.5. Obtain support for separation/termination policies and procedures from senior managers

1.6. Communicate policies and procedures and supporting documents to relevant personnel

1.7. Use feedback to make refinements to policies, procedures and supporting documents for separation and termination

2. Manage separation/termination processes

2.1. Develop a redundancy or redeployment plan

2.2. Manage redundancies and redeployment and provide relevant information about processes so that work outcomes are not compromised

2.3. Provide outplacement or other assistance in accordance with organisational policies and legal requirements

2.4. Ensure that dismissals for incapacity to perform or misconduct comply with legislative and organisational requirements

2.5. Ensure that human resources staff, managers and supervisors have necessary skills and knowledge to take disciplinary action

2.6. Review workforce data for predicted numbers of people retiring and make necessary plans

2.7. Review and evaluate separation/termination procedures regularly and introduce improvements

3. Manage exit interview process

3.1. Ensure that separating employees are offered the opportunity to participate in exit interviews

3.2. Ensure that the process for exit interviews is clear and that staff are skilled to conduct them

3.3. Ensure that data from exit interviews is recorded and depersonalised

3.4. Analyse data from exit interviews to establish trends and patterns and introduce improvements across the organisation

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBHRM507A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management
  • BSB50307 - Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB50207 - Diploma of Business
  • BSB50607 - Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • BSB60307 - Advanced Diploma of Customer Contact
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management