Address impact of food security on community health

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 HLTAHW053, 'Address impact of food security on community health'.
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 define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Examine food security issues in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community

1.1 Research food security issues in the local context

1.2 Describe the characteristics of food security and coping strategies employed in the local context

1.3 Examine the underlying determinants of food availability, food access and food utilisation in the local context

1.4 Investigate the factors that influence stability of food availability, food access and food utilisation in the local context

1.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the link between food security, wellbeing and livelihoods

2. Analyse food availability, food access and food use issues for the community

2.1 Establish enablers and barriers to food security in the local context

2.2 Identify individuals, groups and communities that are vulnerable to food insecurity

2.3 Analyse the local food supply and evaluate it against relevant evidence-based guidelines

2.4 Identify and prioritise the different factors and domains that affect food security in the local context

2.5 Determine how the organisation can contribute to improving food security

2.6 Review and evaluate community policies and programs relevant to food security

3. Formulate strategies to protect food security and address food insecurity in vulnerable groups

3.1 Identify key stakeholders across disciplines to contribute to improving food security in the local context

3.2 Engage the community and key stakeholders in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to improve food security

3.3 Determine key roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders to improve food security

3.4 Consider collaborative, multilevel approaches to addressing food security

3.5 Identify how organisation can contribute to improving food security

3.6 Develop a plan to address food security in the local context for the organisation

3.7 Monitor and evaluate food security activities in the workplace and local context

3.8 Advocate for improved food security in local context, especially for vulnerable groups