Identify and communicate trends in career development

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 BSBLED809, 'Identify and communicate trends in career development'.
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. Research and confirm career trends

1.1 Apply knowledge of changing organisational structures, lifespan of careers and methods of conducting work search, recruitment and selection processes

1.2 Analyse changing worker and employer issues, rights and responsibilities in context of changing work practices

1.3 Examine importance of quality careers development services

1.4 Maintain all research, documentation, sources and references (electronic or physical) to a high degree of currency and relevance

1.5 Analyse implications of relevant policy, legislation, professional codes of practice and national standards relating to worker and employer issues

1.6 Research changes and trends in theory of career development counselling and practice

1.7 Confirm clusters, levels and combinations of transferable employability skills and preferences that may open employment options spanning more than one occupation or career pathway

2. Assess and confirm ongoing career development needs of target group

2.1 Analyse history and records in assessing needs of target group

2.2 Assess success of previous career development services and techniques used for individual or target group

2.3 Deploy other means to investigate appropriate care and counselling approaches as required

2.4 Maintain privacy and security of all data, research and personal records according to relevant policy, legislation, professional codes of practice and national standards

2.5 Establish existing work-life balance requirements, issues and needs

3. Maintain quality of career development services and professional practice

3.1 Analyse and review relevance of career theories, models, frameworks and research for target group

3.2 Incorporate into career development services and professional practice, major changes and trends influencing workplace and career-related options and choices

3.3 Comply with all relevant policy, legislation, professional codes of practice and national standards that influence delivery of career development services