Collaborate with colleagues in planning and producing a project

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 CUSGEN03A, 'Collaborate with colleagues in planning and producing a project'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Cooperate in planning the product and strategy for producing it


Clarify the understanding of what is to be produced and purpose for which it is being produced


Identify the areas of expertise required and the role and area of input of each individual


Take colleagues' and other specialists' opinions and expertise into account in the development of the plan


Identify, evaluate and incorporate the contributions of colleagues in the development of the strategy


Value and respect the skills of others and their contribution to the project


Provide opportunities for all contributors to the project to explain their ideas and how their skills can contribute to the achievement of best outcomes


Explain the importance of each area of expertise to the final product


Identify the role and area of input of each person and explain how it relates to the achievement of the final production


Set up and maintain productive workplace relationships


Treat colleagues with consideration, respect and empathy to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships


Ensure an effective flow of communication between those representing different areas of expertise


Use effective strategies for solving problems


Achieve solutions to problems by concentrating on the problem and not the personalities of the people involved


Strive to achieve a solution that all those involved can accept by taking all points of view into account and providing opportunities for all to contribute to the solution

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSGEN03A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICA50905 - Diploma of Information Technology (Multimedia)
  • ICA50205 - Diploma of Information Technology (Project Management)
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology