Coordinate information systems

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 CHCINF403D, 'Coordinate information systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Coordinate information systems' 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



1. Gather and record information

1.1 Identify, access and collect appropriate information in order to meet:

client needs

specific workplace needs

organisation needs

1.2 Ensure all processes and procedures promote:



integrity of the information

1.3 Collate, prioritise and store information according to purpose of record and established procedures

1.4 Ensure information gathered is relevant, accurate and consistent with the organisation's values and client needs

2. Prepare and present reports

2.1 Prepare reports to meet:

audience/client needs

standard reporting protocols and procedures

organisation criteria

2.2 Include conclusions and recommendations in reports that are clearly supported by the information gathered and verifiable evidence

2.3 In preparing reports, use appropriate technology within the operator's level of expertise and within established guidelines that promote safe working conditions for self and others

2.4 Circulate reports to key people, assess their feedback for relevance and incorporate into report

2.5 Present reports to appropriate person/s for implementation in accordance with organisation guidelines

3. Supervise processes for collection, use, storage and dissemination of information

3.1 Monitor issues arising from day to day operation of information systems and develop solutions cooperatively

3.2 Provide appropriate training opportunities for staff to ensure effective use of relevant technology

3.3 Where appropriate, provide advice on complex areas of information

3.4 Develop processes for dealing with information requests and exchanges

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCINF403D appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC40108 - Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • CHC51208 - Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention
  • CHC42508 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)
  • CHC51008 - Diploma of Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)

And the skillsets: