Conduct individual assessments

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 CHCCCS005, 'Conduct individual assessments'.
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 describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for assessment

1.1 Identify the need for assessment based on organisation policy and procedure

1.2 Identify required assessment tools and processes

1.3 Clarify purpose and scope of assessment and refer situations beyond own responsibility to the appropriate person

1.4 Organise appropriate time and suitable place for the assessment with the person and obtain the person’s consent

1.5 Clarify whether the person wants others present at the assessment and if interpreter is needed

2. Conduct assessment session

2.1 Inform the person of the purpose and process of the assessment and confirm understanding

2.2 Conduct assessment in a fair manner according to guidelines

2.3 Recognise the person’s diverse needs and any interrelated services required or currently being accessed

2.4 Obtain the person’s information through effective use of active listening and questioning

2.5 Encourage and support the person to share potentially sensitive information

2.6 Identify the person’s level of comfort with the assessment process and continue or suspend the assessment process as necessary

2.7 Record assessment results according to defined guidelines

3. Interpret and report on assessment results

3.1 Interpret assessment results according to defined guidelines

3.2 Provide feedback on outcome of assessment to the person

3.3 Prepare and store assessment report based on guidelines and organisation policy and procedures

3.4 Provide assessment information to others according to the person’s consent requirements and organisation policy and procedure

4. Reflect on own practice

4.1 Undertake self-evaluation in conjunction with supervisor or peers

4.2 Provide and receive open and evaluative feedback to and from co-workers

4.3 Use feedback to enhance future assessment practice