Support group activities

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 CHCGRP001, 'Support group activities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Support group activities' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify the purpose of the group

1.1 Identify and determine activities which meet the group purpose with members of the group,

1.2 Discuss and agree rules for group behaviour with all group members as a participant

1.3 Identify, acknowledge and respect individual differences of workers and group members

1.4 Seek, identify and accommodate goals, needs and expectations of participants according to available resources and scope of own role

1.5 Keep records of group interactions according to organisation documentation requirements

2. Establish and maintain group relationships

2.1 Confirm role played by self and other group members

2.2 Encourage participation of other group members

2.3 Model clear communication and encourage group members to use clear and appropriate communication

2.4 Ensure communication and interactions with group are appropriate to aim and purpose of group

2.5 Implement appropriate processes to address breaches of behaviour according to organisation protocols

2.6 Encourage participants to abide by agreed behaviours

2.7 Promote group achievements in a way which motivates and recognises participants’ efforts

3. Organise resources for group activities

3.1 Identify support and resources to achieve the objectives of the group

3.2 Provide information to group about resources available and guidelines for their use

3.3 Encourage cooperative approach to the use of resources

3.4 Complete reports on use of resources according to organisation procedures