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 CPPDSM4081A, 'Work in the stock and station agency sector'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Work in the stock and station agency sector' 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
1Develop knowledge of agency operations.
1.1 Key features of the agency principal relationship are identified according to legislative requirements and agency practice.
1.2 Roles and responsibilities of key personnel involved in stock and station agencies are identified and explained in the context of legislative and agency requirements.
1.3 Key operationsof stock and station agencies are identified and explained in the context of legislative and agency requirements.
1.4 Forms of business ownership, organisational structure and key services offered by stock and station agencies, including liabilities and responsibilities, are identified and explained.
2Interpret and comply with legislative and agency requirements.
2.1 Key legislation and regulations relevant to stock and station agency operations, including legislative limitations on agency practice, are identified and explained to ensure compliance with legislative and agency requirements.
2.2 Licensing and eligibility requirements for licensed stock and station agents, stock and station representatives or certificate holders and other employees, including offences and penalties, are identified and explained to ensure compliance with legislative and agency requirements.
2.3 Key provisions of consumer protection and privacy legislation are identified and explained to ensure compliance with legislative and agency requirements.
2.4 Purpose of trust funds and key legislative controls on trust funds relevant to authorised employees are identified and explained to ensure compliance with legislative and agency requirements.
2.5 Role and responsibilitiesofgovernment agencies and industry bodies are identified and explained in relation to agency practice.
2.6 Personal understanding of legislative requirements is assessed and verified with relevant people.
2.7 Situations in which specialist advice is required are identified and sources of appropriate advice are determined in line with agency practice.
3Model ethical practice.
3.1 Ethical and conduct standards, including penalties for breaches, are identified and interpreted to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and industry and agency practice.
3.2 Agent's liability for breach of contract and negligence is identified and explained in the context of legislative and agency requirements.
3.3 Personal understanding of ethics and conduct standards required for good agency practice is verified with relevant people to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and industry and agency practice.
3.4 Situations in which specialist advice is required are identified and sources of appropriate advice are determined in line with legislative and agency requirements.
4Identify industry employment requirements.
4.1 Industry employment requirements are identified and interpreted to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and agency practice.
4.2 Employee and employer rights and responsibilities regarding conditions of employment are identified and interpreted to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and agency practice.
4.3 Effective communication strategies are employed to establish rapport with clients, ascertain client needs, and provide accurate advice and follow-up services in line with agency practice.
4.4 Personal presentation and professional image are assessed for compliance with industry and agency norms.
4.5 Personal knowledge and skills in providing stock and station agency services are assessed against industry competency standards and other relevant benchmarks to determine continuing training needs and priorities.
4.6 Opportunities for continuing training to maintain currency of competence and develop specialist and advanced skills and knowledge in relation to stock and station agency operations are identified, planned and applied in line with agency practice.