Provide Ayurvedic bodywork therapies

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 HLTAYV003, 'Provide Ayurvedic bodywork therapies'.
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 describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Gather client information

1.1 Collect and document information about client general health according to legal requirements and Ayurvedic framework

1.2 Review information to inform massage approach

1.3 Manage information and records in a confidential and secure manner

2. Prepare client, self and environment

2.1 Prepare the client for treatment following infection control procedures and with appropriate draping and confirm comfort levels

2.2 Advise client of possible physical or emotional reactions both during and after treatment

2.3 Access and organise appropriate equipment and materials for treatment

2.4 Select and safely prepare Ayurvedic massage oils, pastes and powders according to assessment

2.5 Check room ambience and temperature following Ayurvedic principles

2.6 Maintain own health through use of self care pre treatment routines

3. Select and use Ayurvedic techniques and sequences

3.1 Determine appropriate techniques based on Ayurvedic health assessment

3.2 Follow therapeutic protocols according to Ayurvedic practice

3.3 Recognise reactions to treatment and provide appropriate response

4. Finalise treatment and advise client

4.1 End the treatment using appropriate protocols

4.2 Provide client with information on recommended follow up activities

4.3 Answer client queries with clarity, using appropriate language