Collaborate in professional practice

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 CHCPRP002, 'Collaborate in professional practice'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Incorporate collaboration into own practice

1.1 Establish and maintain sustainable relationships based on mutual respect and trust

1.2 Cultivate collaborative communities and partnerships based on the potential benefits for clients, self and others

1.3 Reflect on the blockersto effective collaboration and adopt personal philosophies and behaviours in response

1.4 Source, review and use information sources that support collaboration

1.5 Identify and pursue opportunities for collaboration

2. Establish collaborative approaches

2.1 Establish shared understandings of objectives and parameters

2.2 Agree on ways of working that acknowledge the different contributions of those involved and the need for an holistic approach

2.3 Acknowledge and integrate ethical approaches to information sharing and privacy

2.4 Identify and respond to professional and practical considerations including intellectual property issues

2.5 Organise, allocate and document tasks and activities in a cost-effective and equitable manner with clear, agreed outcomes

3. Implement collaborative approaches

3.1 Promote the confidence and support of others by demonstrating a high standard of personal engagement and professionalism

3.2 Contribute and share own professional expertise

3.3 Identify and act on opportunities to extend own expertise and learn from others as work progresses

3.4 Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way

3.5 Embrace and reflect on challenges and complexities and take responsibility for finding solutions

3.6 Honour own commitments and take responsibility for outcomes

4. Evaluate collaboration

4.1 Engage in an open process of review and evaluation with others

4.2 Reflect on own level of participation, relationships with others, and personal behaviour

4.3 Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand own expertise