Represent clients in court

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 CHCADV003, 'Represent clients in court'.
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 define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria specify the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element

1. Prepare for court

1.1 Communicate with client to ensure representation is based on needs and is relevant

1.2 Inform client of court processes and clarify roles and responsibilities

1.3 Follow appropriate court preparation procedures and format in line with organisation requirements

1.4 Liaise and brief solicitor or legal representative at all stages of court or tribunal process

1.5 Check files and relevant paperwork and update for accuracy

1.6 Deliver relevant and appropriate legal notice/s with adequate time allowed prior to court appearance

2. Represent client in court

2.1 Observe appropriate court dress, grooming and etiquette and professional attitude

2.2 Answer questions and present facts clearly, concisely, confidently and accurately

3. Follow up court appearance according to organisation procedures

3.1 Prepare accurate records, reports and updates resulting from the court appearance

3.2 Undertake appropriate debriefing with client, colleagues, supervisor and/or solicitor

3.3 Discuss and confirm with solicitor, supervisor and/or colleagues a process for monitoring any actions during the period of adjustment following the court or tribunal appearance