Prepare reports for justice agencies

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 CSCORG302A, 'Prepare reports for justice agencies'.
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



1Maintain current information.

1.1 Assess offenders' circumstances and obligations according to legislative context and organisational procedures.

1.2 Check and confirm information related to the conditions of court decisions and sentencing.

1.3 Review offender information and amend according to new information.

1.4 Interview key people to provide the specific information needed to comply with court conditions and sentencing.

1.5 Review services, agencies and programs that relate to the conditions of courts and sentencing and determine suitability and priorities.

2Prepare reports.

2.1 Identify range of reports required by the judicial system in the management of offenders.

2.2 Find information relevant to the purpose of the report and needs of the audience, check it for accuracy and seek more if it is needed.

2.3 Prepare reports in appropriate or agreed formats that meet the needs of the audience.

2.4 Provide conclusions, summaries and recommendations which are consistent with the purpose of the reports and the use they will have.

2.5 Provide realistic options and recommendations and justify them for availability, appropriateness, resources and outcomes.

2.6 Document the basis for advice and recommendations.

2.7 Send reports to selected or relevant people and ask them for feedback.

2.8 Handle all information according to the requirements of the organisation and ethical values and principles.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CSCORG302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC30107 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice
  • CSC40107 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice
  • CSC30307 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Community)