Participate as an access expert on an Access Panel

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 CPPACC6001A, 'Participate as an access expert on an Access Panel'.
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



1Review Access Panel case documentation.

1.1 Case documentation is checked upon receipt to ensure it is full and complete.

1.2 Case documentation is read and interpreted for the adequacy of access provision in accordance with the relevant legislation and codes.

1.3 Ambiguities in the documentation are clarified with relevant persons.

2Conduct research on relevant issues.

2.1 Research is conducted on matters pertaining to the case using all relevant databases.

2.2 Advice from other access experts is sought to complement and supplement own expertise in relation to the specific case.

2.3 All research findings and their sources are referenced fully using recognised methods and documented for later retrieval and use.

3Prepare and document arguments for Access Panel consideration.

3.1 Arguments on issues relating to the case to be considered by other Access Panel members are developed based on own expertise and research findings.

3.2 Developed arguments are documented fully and all relevant supporting evidence is assembled and retained in a suitable manner for consideration by other Access Panel members.

4Contribute actively to Access Panel deliberations.

4.1 The extent of own competencies in relation to the case are examined and recognised in accordance with industry codes of practice and ethics.

4.2 Information and advice on potential solutions to the adequacies of access provision are provided to all Access Panel members.

4.3 Effective interpersonal skills and communication techniques are utilised to contribute to all discussions in a participative and constructive manner.

4.4 Advice on access issues is provided in an agreed format.

4.5 Agreed decisions are documented for future personal reference.

5Assist in the preparation of the Access Panel decision document.

5.1 Agreed decisions are documented in accordance with the Access Panel reporting guidelines.

5.2 The development and preparation of the Access Panel's reporting document for each case is assisted in accordance with Access Panel reporting guidelines.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPACC6001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP50711 - Diploma of Access Consulting