Collect information to support NatHERS assessment

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 CPPHSA4011, 'Collect information to support NatHERS assessment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Collect information to support NatHERS assessment' 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.

Source documents required for NatHERS assessment.

1.1.

Documentation required to support NatHERS assessment is confirmed, identified and accessed.

1.2.

Fees and charges associated with accessing documentation are identified and paid.

1.3.

Documents are copied with appropriate authorisations, and are returned to source or stored for future reference.

1.4.

Copyright, licensing and privacy considerations are adhered to when accessing documentation.

1.5.

Documents are provided to clients as required.

1.6.

Information required for NatHERS assessment is extracted from documents, accurately recorded, and checked.

2.

Conduct on-site measurements to gather data for NatHERS assessment.

2.1.

Purpose and types of measurements required for NatHERS assessment are confirmed.

2.2.

Preparation for measurement tasks is safely implemented.

2.3.

Measuring equipment is safely operated in line with manufacturer instructions and work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

2.4.

Sufficient measurements are taken, confirmed and recorded to ensure reliable data is obtained for NatHERS assessment purposes.

2.5.

Environmental and site conditions and any other observations that may impact on data quality are recorded.

2.6.

Measuring equipment and materials are cleaned, checked for serviceability, calibrated, maintained and stored.

2.7.

Environmental impacts of measurement activities are minimised and waste is safely disposed of.

3.

Appraise building to gather data for NatHERS assessment.

3.1.

Purpose of appraising building for NatHERS assessment is confirmed.

3.2.

Preparation for building appraisal is implemented.

3.3.

Building appraisal is conducted.

3.4.

Information on building is gathered and recorded for NatHERS assessment.

3.5.

Gaps in information are identified and documented.

3.6.

Equipment and materials are cleaned, checked for serviceability and stored.

3.7.

Environmental impacts of inspection are minimised and waste is safely disposed of.

4.

Collate information required to support NatHERS assessment.

4.1.

Information obtained from documents, measurements and building appraisal is collated and organised in a manner suitable for use in a NatHERS assessment.

4.2.

Information is stored.