Conduct community consultations

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 LGADMIN417A, 'Conduct community consultations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Conduct community consultations' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Plan community consultation

1.1 Specific consultation needs are identified based on the issue and organisational requirements.

1.2 The objectives for the consultation are discussed with appropriate personnel.

1.3 Consultation methods are identified and discussed with appropriate personnel.

1.4 A consultation plan is developed and discussed and/or endorsed with appropriate personnel.

2. Facilitate consultation

2.1 Information is prepared that is clear, accurate and appropriate to the needs of the parties.

2.2 Measures to expedite community consultation are taken to ensure consultation occurs within an identified time frame.

2.3 Information is provided to participants at an appropriate time and place.

2.4 Access and equity requirements are implemented in the consultation.

2.5 Consultation is undertaken using effective facilitation techniques suited to the target audience.

2.6 Difficult situations are handled effectively using collaborative problem-solving techniques.

3. Report consultation outcomes

3.1 Responses are collated and formatted to facilitate analysis.

3.2 A report is prepared that includes recommendations to enable informed decision making.

3.3 Feedback is provided to interested parties.

3.4 Other issues raised during consultation are directed to relevant department or person for action.

3.5 The effectiveness of the consultation process is evaluated and action is taken where necessary.