Instruct a workplace physical training session

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 DEFFIT004, 'Instruct a workplace physical training session'.
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. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare for a physical training session

1.1 Receive session plan and other planning information from the unit physical training coordinator.

1.2 Clarify unclear aspects of the planning information with the coordinator.

1.3 Confirm physical training aims and objectives of the group against the allocated session plan.

1.4 Rehearse physical training session and activities to ensure correct technique and method of delivery are followed.

1.5 Review session safety risk management plan and apply in the local area and environment and clarify points of doubt of the physical training session from appropriate persons.

1.6 Consider current Defence injury prevention techniques and apply to the session plan to avoid potentially harmful practices in the session plan.

1.7 Identify and organise resources to enable the physical training session to occur in accordance with the session plan.

2. Conduct a basic physical training session

2.1 Dress appropriately for the conduct of the planned physical training session.

2.2 Deliver pre-class instructions to ensure the group is informed and prepared to commence the session.

2.3 Deliver warm-up instruction to ensure participants are physically and mentally prepared for the session.

2.4 Conduct session to achieve a physical training outcome as detailed in the session plan using appropriate methods of instruction.

2.5 Apply and monitor correct technique/s for safety and efficiency during the session.

2.6 Demonstrate, adjust and correct common technical errors.

2.7 Deliver cool-down instruction to bring the participants back to a resting state.

2.8 Review own performance.

3. Motivate participants

3.1 Apply motivational techniques to achieve the desired physical effort and exercise intensity.

3.2 Provide constructive and positive feedback to participants in order to guide and recognise performance.

3.3 Assist and accommodate those in the class with poor coordination or are less skilled performers.

3.4 Monitor and adjust participants' exercise intensity as required.