Develop new networks

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 CHCNET503C, 'Develop new networks'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop new networks' 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. Develop and maintain appropriate networks

1.1 Identify and prioritise organisation, professional and individual networking needs and established new networks as required to meet client needs and organisation objectives

1.2 Incorporate significant cultural practices, needs and traditions into the networking strategy and its development

1.3 Implement strategies to develop effective new networks in consultation with key people and in accordance with organisation objectives

1.4 Make available information about new network to other staff and others as appropriate

1.5 Develop and implement processes for engaging relevant community members to collect and disseminate information as appropriate to ensure effective operation of the network

2. Reflect social and cultural awareness in developing and maintaining networks

2.1 Identify potential discrimination or culturally based obstacles to effective networks and develop and implement strategies to avoid them

2.2 Value cultural difference and diversity as a resource in networks and integrate into practices, relationships and strategies where relevant

2.3 Where individual relationships interfere with the effective operation of networks, take timely remedial action in accordance with organisation procedures, to ensure maximum benefit to clients

2.4 Regularly evaluate effectiveness and relevance of networks against organisation goals and client needs in consultation with key people, and modify appropriately as necessary

2.5 In evaluating effectiveness of networks, consider issues related to cultural expectations, client needs and organisation's philosophy

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCNET503C appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC42508 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development
  • CHC51508 - Diploma of Youth Justice
  • CHC50108 - Diploma of Disability
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health