Install, test and evaluate pilot version of IT system

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 ICAPRG517A, 'Install, test and evaluate pilot version of IT system'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Prepare for pilot system

1.1 Establish and confirm objectives, success criteria and acceptance criteria for pilot implementation

1.2 Identify and secure technical and organisational resources required for pilot implementation

1.3 Establish and confirm executive support for pilot

1.4 Complete project plan for pilot and refer project documentation to appropriate person for approval

2. Install pilot system

2.1 Install and configure pilot according to project plan

2.2 Verify and record technical readiness of pilot

2.3 Take necessary actions to determine accuracy of data

2.4 Prepare a status report and submit to appropriate person for sign-off

3. Test pilot system

3.1 Work with stakeholders to identify and release appropriate pilot group

3.2 Brief members of pilot team on objectives of test

3.3 Train pilot-team members in new system

3.4 Run test

4. Evaluate results and feedback of pilot

4.1 Assess computerised results of pilot test

4.2 Interview pilot group members to obtain feedback

4.3 Document feedback and results

4.4 Evaluate according to success and acceptance criteria previously established

4.5 Report final recommendations from pilot with regard to a complete installation of the piloted system to appropriate person