Lead a team

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 DEFGEN003, 'Lead a team'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lead a team' 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 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. Develop and maintain a team

1.1 Seek, encourage, acknowledge and assess work contributions or suggestions from staff.

1.2 Utilise team members’ skills to achieve work outcomes.

1.3 Ensure that delegation to individuals and team members is appropriate and relevant to team objectives and goals.

1.4 Develop a plan to meet individual and/or team training and development needs.

1.5 Assess performance and provide regular constructive feedback on all aspects of work performance to individuals and the team.

1.6 Recognise and address potential or actual conflict between team members or between self and other individuals.

1.7 Identify and analyse difficulties in achieving required outcomes and develop and communicate solutions.

1.8 Complete documentation and record keeping relevant to the team.

2. Communicate with the team

2.1 Communicate the link between the function of the team and the organisation's goals.

2.2 Provide team members with up-to-date information regarding the organisational standards and team objectives.

2.3 Verify team members’ understanding of objectives and standards.

3. Model leadership

3.1 Develop workgroup commitment to objectives and standards by modelling own commitment and by providing leadership.

3.2 Ensure own contribution enhances the organisation's image.

4. Create and maintain conditions for productive work

4.1 Use participative decision making to develop, implement and review work of the team.

4.2 Demonstrate authority and promote autonomy to ensure allocated tasks are completed by team members.

4.3 Recommend improvements and implement where possible.

4.4 Identify or anticipate workplace hazards and manage risks to maintain safe working conditions.