Conduct a career development session

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 BSBLED808, 'Conduct a career development session'.
Google Links
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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. Apply appropriate career development theory

1.1 Research major career development theories and models

1.2 Analyse differences between advice, information provision and professional standards in relation to career development

1.3 Apply theory in an appropriate manner, both to individuals involved and in context for a career development session

1.4 Evaluate models appropriate for individual and group career development sessions

1.5 Analyse diversity of individuals and target group, when planning a career development session

2. Conduct career development sessions

2.1 Conduct career development counselling in a clear and unambiguous manner

2.2 Complete problem and goal clarification to satisfaction of all involved

2.3 Utilise key skills to successfully complete career development sessions

2.4 Identify common patterns of thinking, feeling and behaviour limiting making or acting on well-considered choices, and devise counter strategies

2.5 Effectively apply rapport building and attending skills

2.6 Ensure participants set personal goals and make informed choices in career development session

2.7 Consistently apply effective responding skills when giving feedback on progress during career counselling session

3. Assist individuals make informed career choices

3.1 Assist individuals to identify career development needs

3.2 Determine individual needs and aspirations holistically, in context of individuals’ lives

3.3 Identify individual career development needs that fall outside scope of practice of career development service provider

3.4 Refer individuals to or inform them of, appropriate sources of further information or career development support services where required

4. Communicate professionally to promote career development outcomes

4.1 Communicate accurate assessment of individual needs

4.2 Create cooperative and productive environment for conduct of career development session

4.3 Create a climate of trust, comfort and safety for conduct of career development sessions

4.4 Complete career development work in an ethical, cooperative and respectful manner within team and wider organisational context

5. Use resources and technology to support career development sessions

5.1 Acquire, record and prepare relevant information prior to a career development session

5.2 Prepare accurate records and reports in accordance with professional conduct and career development standards

5.3 Assist individuals to use relevant support resources and technology

5.4 Monitor support resources and technology to ensure they support quality outcomes for career development services