Manage community engagement

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 FPICOT6201A, 'Manage community engagement'.
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



1. Scope the need for community engagement

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to managing community engagement are identified and followed

1.2. Benefits for community involvement in the engagement process are evaluated for the organisation and for the community

1.3. Framework is designed to assist in analysing issues that require community engagement

1.4. Key stakeholders are identified and consulted in line with organisational policy and procedures

1.5. Target community is defined in line with the purpose, objectives and issues

1.6. Range of community engagement strategies are assessed for suitability in engaging the community in the issues

2. Develop community engagement plan

2.1. Purpose and objectives of community engagement are established in consultation with key stakeholders

2.2. Community engagement strategies are designed that are relevant, achievable, measurable and flexible enough to allow for the emergence of new ideas and options

2.3. Likely barriersto community involvement are explored and strategies to address them are developed

2.4. Relevant commitment to/approval of the community engagement plan is obtained in line with organisational policy and procedures

2.5. Communitydiversity is acknowledged and respected throughout the development of the plan

2.6. Communication, monitoring, reporting, feedback and evaluation processes are embedded in the plan

3. Implement community engagement plan

3.1. Resources and time are allocated to the implementation of the plan

3.2. Implementation is managed in line with the plan design

3.3. Objectives and constraints of the engagement are communicated to designated personnel

3.4. Clarity is established around the roles and responsibilities of all participants

3.5. Expectations of participants are identified and managed, and the community is provided with relevant information throughout the engagement process

3.6. Plan is implemented flexibly enough to allow the community to raise new ideas or options

3.7. Community is provided with opportunities to develop its engagement capacity and barriers to involvement are addressed

3.8. Feedback mechanisms are implemented in line with the plan and community requirements are addressed to maximise participation

4. Evaluate community engagement plan

4.1. All components of the community plan are evaluated in line with the plan's purpose and objectives

4.2. Feedback on the quality of the strategies used is obtained from relevant personnel and stakeholders

4.3. Outcomes from the engagement are recorded, shared and used across the organisation and with the community, in line with organisational policy and procedures

5. Report on the outcomes of community engagement

5.1. Outcomes of community engagement are reported to relevant stakeholders

5.2. Feedback on how outcomes may inform current and future planning or decision making is provided to all participants

5.3. Community engagement plan is reviewed in light of outcomes

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT6201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI60111 - Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability