Set and apply quality standards

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 ICPSUP516, 'Set and apply quality standards'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Set quality standards

1.1 Quality of items is determined according to job specifications and enterprise capacity

1.2 Production proofs are prepared for client approval to determine client’s requirements

1.3 Quality standards are determined and inspection specifications set for purpose intended

2. Determine inspection specifications

2.1 Inspection variables are determined in consultation with client, or are set to acceptable workplace standards, and are recorded in job specifications

2.2 Type of inspection is determined according to job specifications

3. Carry out inspection

3.1 Criteria for rejection are determined in consultation with machine operator and inspector/racker and recorded in job specifications

3.2 Variation to standards is monitored and action taken to rectify the problem according to enterprise procedures

3.3 Unsatisfactory work is separated according to pre-determined standards

4. Rework job

4.1 Unacceptable items are evaluated and possible methods of reworking are determined according to workplace quality standards

4.2 Reworking is monitored according to enterprise procedures

4.3 Reworked material/substrates is/are inspected to ensure previously determined requirements are met

5. Evaluate job process

5.1 Production processes are evaluated to determine cause of unacceptable items

5.2 Inspection records are maintained, including number of accepted and rejected items, and cause of rejection

5.3 Records are maintained to ensure faulty processes are identified, recorded and corrected

6. Participate in quality improvement

6.1 Performance is monitored to ensure product or service standards are maintained or improved

6.2 Participation in enterprise quality improvement processes occurs, where applicable