Work effectively as an access consultant

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 CPPACC4022, 'Work effectively as an access consultant'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work effectively as an access consultant' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1.

Interpret and comply with legislative, financial and procedural requirements.

1.1.

Legislative, financial and procedural requirements relating to access consulting services are identified and interpreted according to client and organisational requirements.

1.2.

Key principles relating to disability access are identified and interpreted according to legislative and industry requirements.

1.3.

Own interpretation and application of legislative, financial and procedural requirements are confirmed with relevant persons to ensure consistency and accuracy.

1.4.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required according to organisational requirements.

2.

Interpret and comply with ethical practices and codes of conduct.

2.1.

Regulatory, industry and association standards, codes of ethics and/or conduct are identified and interpreted according to organisational requirements.

2.2.

Key principles relating to organisational ethical values are identified and interpreted according to legislative and industry requirements.

2.3.

Own interpretation and application of ethical and conduct requirements are confirmed with relevant persons to ensure consistency and accuracy.

2.4.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required according to organisational requirements.

3.

Interpret access consulting work role and responsibilities.

3.1.

Own role and responsibilities are identified and confirmed with relevant persons according to organisational requirements.

3.2.

Work tasks are identified, scheduled and completed within designated timeframes according to client and organisational requirements.

3.3.

Understanding of and respect for individual differences is reflected in all work, and work practices are adapted where required to meet specific needs of relevant persons.

3.4.

Feedback from clients and colleagues is sought in regard to own professional competency and performance, and used to identify key areas for improvement.

3.5.

Information regarding learning and professional development is recorded and maintained according to organisational requirements.

4.

Identify risks involved in working as an access consultant.

4.1.

Potential risks are identified and reported to relevant persons according to organisational requirements.

4.2.

Recommendations on suitable strategies to minimise risks and complaints are discussed with relevant persons.

4.3.

Limitations in identifying risks are identified and assistance is sought from relevant persons according to organisational requirements.

4.4.

Information collection processes suited to work operations are used to access information from individuals and groups on potential risks.

5.

Develop understanding of access industry employment requirements.

5.1.

Industry employment requirements are identified and interpreted to establish future professional development needs and priorities to ensure own continuous professional development.

5.2.

Employee and employer rights and responsibilities, remuneration and awards, are accessed and interpreted.

5.3.

Key industry and statutory organisations able to assist own professional development are identified and assistance is sought as required.

6.

Promote the provision of access for people with disabilities.

6.1.

Opportunities are identified during performance of own access consulting role to inform and educate people on issues relating to the provision of access for people with disabilities.

6.2.

Legislative requirements for the provision of access for people with disabilities are advised in a positive manner using effective interpersonal skills and communication techniques.

6.3.

Requests for further advice and information on the provision of access for people with disabilities are responded to according to organisational requirements.

7.

Prepare a quotation for access consulting services.

7.1.

Scope of proposed service requirement is analysed to understand extent of task.

7.2.

Own competence and organisational capability to provide proposed service are assessed.

7.3.

Cost of delivering proposed service is estimated and documented according to organisational requirements.

7.4.

Quotation to provide service, addressing capability and price, is prepared according to organisational requirements.

8.

Complete standard contractual documentation.

8.1.

Standard documentation for access consulting operations is completed according to legislative and procedural requirements.

8.2.

Business equipment and technology are used as required to complete documentation according to applicable work health and safety (WHS) and organisational requirements.

8.3.

Written information meeting organisational standards of language, accuracy and relevance is used in a legally compliant manner.

8.4.

Documentation and information systems are securely maintained according to confidentiality, legislative and organisational requirements.