Monitor people in care or custody

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 CSCOFM002, 'Monitor people in care or custody'.
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



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 section.

1. Supervise people in care and custody

1.1 Ensure assignments comply with all instructions, conditions and procedures.

1.2 Monitor care and supervision to ensure it protects personal dignity, safety, welfare and individual rights.

1.3 Ensure that care and supervision provided is consistent with security procedures and people's special needs and conditions.

1.4 Report concerns about the physical and emotional condition of people in care immediately.

1.5 Complete records in the required format.

1.6 Comply with health, safety and security procedures at all times.

1.7 Provide information to people in custody to reduce confusion and distress.

1.8 Ensure communication is clear and readily understood.

1.9 Make adjustments for cultural needs where this helps communication and understanding.

1.10 Report information to others according to the procedures and the requirements of the assignment.

2. Escort and transfer people in care and custody

2.1 Check escort and transfer arrangements to ensure they are consistent with the requirements and conditions of the assignment.

2.2 Make adjustments to escort or transfer arrangements to take into account special conditions or arrangements.

2.3 Check that records needed for the transfer are correct and available.

2.4 Transfer people in a manner that protects their personal dignity, individual rights and allows for special conditions.

3. Provide protection from risk and harm

3.1 Check and confirm special needs of people in care and custody with assignment.

3.2 Assess requests for assistance according to the nature and degree of the risk and the kind of assistance required.

3.3 Report risks, requests for assistance and additional needs and concerns promptly to authorised officer.

3.4 Report hazards to prevent further injury.

3.5 Provide calm, confident and reassuring assistance when required.

3.6 Ensure that people needing assistance are made comfortable and safe from further injury.

3.7 Give information to the people involved about the actions to be taken and the reasons for these actions.

3.8 Arrange transfer of people for specialist attention and protection promptly.

3.9 Help emergency and specialist services according to instructions.

3.10 Complete and record incident reports.