Purchase or hire equipment/supplies

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 CUSADM01A, 'Purchase or hire equipment/supplies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Purchase or hire equipment/supplies' 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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Determine items to be acquired


Receive verbal or written instructions to determine items to be acquired


Determine the allocated expenditure for the items


Continually liaise with relevant personnel during the acquisition to ensure that requirements are correctly understood


Gain approval to amend details before proceeding with acquisition


Seek suppliers and costs of purchase or hire


Determine if suppliers have been sourced or seek relevant suppliers


Provide suppliers with detailed descriptions of items required


Seek quotes for the purchase or hire of required resources


Ensure that materials/items/equipment quoted on meet the requirements


Provide relevant personnel with the quotes and seek approval to accept the quote


Choose and acquire materials/items


Choose items and obtain approval from the relevant personnel to acquire the materials/items/equipment chosen


Ensure that materials/items/equipment are acquired in the quantity instructed


Provide relevant personnel with any required hire, loan or purchase documentation and request that documentation is completed to meet the requirements of the supplier


Ensure that the supplier advises the methods of payment and any exchange and refund arrangements prior to the acquisition


Receive and store stock


Check incoming stock against orders and delivery documentation in accordance with enterprise procedures


Identify and accurately record variations and communicate these to appropriate personnel


Inspect items for damage, quality, use by dates, breakages or discrepancies and record in accordance with enterprise procedures


Safely transport incoming items to the appropriate storage area to avoid damage


Store items in the appropriate location in accordance with enterprise security procedures


Communicate the availability of materials/items/equipment to the relevant personnel, allowing them to process or use the materials/items/equipment

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSADM01A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV40403 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging
  • CUV40203 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40103 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft