Work effectively in the problem gambling sector

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 CHCGMB501A, 'Work effectively in the problem gambling sector'.
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. Work within the context of the problem gambling sector

1.1 Demonstrate basic knowledge of gambling and take into consideration the historical context of gambling in all work in the sector

1.2 In all work, reflect consideration of the changing cultural, social, political, legal and economic context of the sector

1.3 Apply knowledge of the range and availability of gambling services and awareness of the views of key industry stakeholders and representatives

1.4 In all work, demonstrate consideration of the interrelationship of issues which may affect clients

2. Develop knowledge of work in the problem gambling sector

2.1 Demonstrate in all work, awareness of the views of key stakeholders and representatives from relevant target groups

2.2 In all work, demonstrate consideration of the range of problem gambling issues affecting clients

2.3 Demonstrate in all work, basic knowledge of available supports, current work practices and different models of work within the sector

2.4 Demonstrate in all work, basic knowledge of effective treatment options for problem gambling

3. Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to guiding philosophies of the problem gambling sector

3.1 Demonstrate in all work undertaken consideration and understanding of the underpinning values and philosophy of the sector

3.2 Demonstrate a commitment to access and equity principles in all work in the sector

3.3 Identify personal values and attitudes of both client and worker regarding problem gambling and take these values and attitudes into account when planning and implementing all work activities

3.4 Encourage and support clients to participate in planning services and support activities as far as possible

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCGMB501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC41908 - Certificate IV in Youth Justice
  • CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC52108 - Diploma of Community Services (Financial counselling)
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC31008 - Certificate III in Telephone Counselling Skills
  • CHC51708 - Diploma of Counselling
  • CHC41108 - Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • CHC51508 - Diploma of Youth Justice
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)

And the skillsets: