Develop own sustainable professional practice

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 CUAPPR502, 'Develop own sustainable professional practice'.
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.

1. Research and develop goals for own practice

1.1 Identify own professional goals and aspirations in the context of chosen area of practice

1.2 Identify and consult with key people to support identified goals and aspirations

1.3 Evaluate factors that affect contemporary practice in chosen area, including specific opportunities

1.4 Question self and others about future directions for practice

1.5 Identify and review opportunities and ideas in a range of new and emerging disciplines and contexts

1.6 Develop goals for overall practice direction, based on research, review and individual personal circumstances

2. Identify key sustainability issues in own practice

2.1 Identify and investigate key components of sustainable professional practice in chosen area of work

2.2 Evaluate current practice and determine opportunities to enhance sustainability

2.3 Research and synthesise information to support future professional practice

3. Take action to implement sustainable individual practice

3.1 Develop practical and innovative strategies to enhance sustainability of practice

3.2 Develop and nurture own professional networks, and engage in ongoing collaboration with peers and others

3.3 Engage in sustainable work practices in all areas of activity

3.4 Integrate practices that support own lifelong learning in chosen field

3.5 Challenge and refine own ideas and strategies for developing professional practice

3.6 Evaluate constraints and limitations, and take action to address them as appropriate