Develop investigative plan

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 CPPSEC3027A, 'Develop investigative plan'.
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



1Identify scope of investigation.

1.1 Assignment instructions and relevant information is obtained to review client and legislative requirements.

1.2 Clarification of instructions or further information is sought as required from relevant persons.

1.3 Necessary resources and equipment are identified and availability checked against assignment instructions and budget.

1.4 Limitations in conducting investigation are recognised and assistance sought as required from relevant persons.

2Determine method of investigation.

2.1 An effective method of investigation is determined in accordance with assignment instructions, client brief and continuity of evidence requirements.

2.2 Background information and an assessment of benefits and limitations is conducted to confirm suitability of recommended investigative method.

2.3 Necessary modifications to investigative methods are identified and implemented where practicable based on an assessment of risk.

2.4 Proposed investigative method is discussed and confirmed with client using appropriate communication techniques.

3Develop investigation plan.

3.1 Investigation plan is prepared based on assignment instructions, client requirements, and identified investigative methods and resources.

3.2 Plan includes identified sources and methods for collectinginformation which are valid, lawful, reliable and make efficient use of resources.

3.3 Plan incorporates contingency measures to maximise safety of self and others and preserve evidence in line with legislative requirements.

3.4 Investigation plan is recorded and documented using business equipment and technology and securely maintained with due regard to privacy.