Instruct a workplace physical training session in Defence

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 DEFCM004B, 'Instruct a workplace physical training session in Defence'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for a physical training session

1.1 Session plan and other planning information is received from the unit physical training coordinator.

1.2 Where necessary, unclear aspects of the planning information are clarified with the coordinator.

1.3 Physical training aims and objectives of the group are confirmed against the allocated session plan.

1.4 Physical training session and activities are rehearsed to ensure correct technique and method of delivery are followed.

1.5 Clarification is sought from appropriate persons on points of doubt during the planning of the physical training session.

1.6 Session safety risk management plan is reviewed and applied in the local area and environment.

1.7 Current Defence injury prevention techniques are considered and applied to the session plan.

1.8 Potentially harmful practices, as outlined in the session plan, are avoided.

1.9 Resources are identified and organised to enable the physical training session to occur in accordance with the session plan.

2. Conduct a basic physical training session

2.1 Dress and presentation are appropriate for the conduct of the planned physical training session.

2.2 Pre-class instructions are delivered to ensure the group is informed and prepared to commence the session.

2.3 Warm-up instruction is delivered to ensure participants are physically and mentally prepared for the session.

2.4 Session is conducted to achieve a physical training outcome as detailed in the session plan.

2.5 Appropriate methods of instruction are applied in the session to impart the greatest benefit to the participants.

2.6 Methods to ensure correct technique for safety and efficiency are implemented and monitored.

2.7 Common technical errors are adjusted and corrected and the correct technique is demonstrated.

2.8 Cool-down instruction is delivered to bring the participants back to a resting state.

2.9 Own performance isreviewed.

3. Motivate participants

3.1 Appropriate motivational techniques are applied to achieve the desired physical effort and exercise intensity.

3.2 Constructive and positive feedback is provided to participants in order to guide and recognise performance.

3.3 Those in the class with poor coordination are accommodated and less skilled performers are assisted.

3.4 Participants' exercise intensity is monitored and adjusted as required.