Assist clients to plan and access career pathways

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 CHCCDP402B, 'Assist clients to plan and access career pathways'.
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. Assist client to identify career aspirations

1.1 Work with client to identify work-related interests, skills, knowledge and values

1.2 Provide information to assist client to identify opportunities and options related to career aspirations

1.3 Discuss with client potential impact of career development in the holistic context of their lives

1.4 Discuss concepts of change and transition in the context of lifespan career development

1.5 Support client to express and validate their beliefs, values and opinions in relation to career development

2. Identify client requirements to achieve career goals

2.1 Work with client to identify skills needed to effectively manage identified career development pathway

2.2 Assist client to understand the nature of employability skills and their importance in relation to achieving identified career goals

2.3 Assist client to identify decisions and actions required to pursue and achieve identified career goals

2.4 Work with client to identify their existing career competencies and employability skills and gaps to be addressed

2.5 Explore various employment patterns (part-time; contract; job share)

3. Identify career opportunities and resources

3.1 Access available and up to date labour market and associated information to support client

3.2 Identify a range of opportunities and options available to clients in relation to achieving career aspirations

3.3 Assist clients to understand and apply labour market information to their work search and career objectives and decision-making

3.4 Assist client to identify education and training opportunities relevant to their interests, skills requirements and potential career pathways

3.5 Encourage client to take an innovative approach to exploring/creating opportunities for work

4. Support clients in career planning

4.1 Assist clients to plan career development strategies

4.2 Work with clients to set career development goals, objectives and write action plans

4.3 Support clients to access services and information related to planning career development

4.4 Assist clients to clarify networking opportunities and requirements

4.5 Assist clients to plan and access relevant career development services as required

5. Assist clients in marketing their skills to employers

5.1 Assist clients to prepare and present career portfolio and other relevant materials to highlight key skills and areas of interest

5.2 Support clients to present themselves effectively to potential employers through telephone and face-to-face interviews

5.3 Support clients to use networking opportunities effectively to market themselves to potential employers

5.4 Assist client to demonstrate relevant generic and specific employability and work-related skills

6. Maintain records and information system

6.1 Document and report information in line with organisation information system requirements

6.2 Participate in desktop audit in line with scope of own role and organisation requirements

6.3 Ensure records are maintained as required to demonstrate accountability in line with scope of own role and organisation requirements

6.4 Ensure documentation aligns with associated system requirements of relevant stakeholder organisations in line with organisation requirements

6.5 Maintain confidentiality of client information and records in line with organisation requirements and privacy legislation

6.6 Maintain security of hard copy and electronic records

7. Follow up and evaluate services provided

7.1 Follow up client in line with organisation policies and procedures

7.2 Evaluate client satisfaction with career development services provided

7.3 Identify issues or inequities in service delivery

7.4 Assist to identify new or improved services where appropriate to enhance service provision and client outcomes

7.5 Provide evidence to assist in service promotion and enhancement