Use an enterprise architecture framework

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 DEFEAP001, 'Use an enterprise architecture framework'.
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.


Create common views for a specific business architecture


Identify and summarise relevant information for a specific business architecture


Prepare an architecture compliance statement


Prepare a capability maturity profile in consultation with stakeholders


Create operational views for a specific business architecture


Develop descriptions for a high-level operational concept and operational node connectivity


Prepare an operational information exchange matrix


Prepare a command relationship chart and obtain stakeholder agreement


Model business activities, relationships between activities, inputs and outputs


Develop the business activity sequence and timing in accordance with organisational requirements and critical timings


Develop a logical data model of the business activity and obtain stakeholder agreement


Create systems views for a specific business architecture


Prepare systems descriptions and matrices, and obtain stakeholder agreement, as required


Prepare systems technology forecast and obtain agreement


Model systems rules for the business architecture


Model the physical implementation of the logical data model of the business activity to capture systems requirements


Implement the logical data model of the business activity and demonstrate it to capture systems requirements


Create technical views for a specific business architecture


Create a technical systems profile, and gauge support levels required for the development of the intended system in consultation with stakeholders


Develop an information technology strategy for intended system development


Derive enterprise information technology performance requirements from enterprise business requirements to allow standards, configurations and product development


Create a technology standards description/forecast in accordance with business guidelines