Maintain registration and statutory or legal compliance in work/functional area

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 MSL916004A, 'Maintain registration and statutory or legal compliance in work/functional area'.
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



1. Interpret and communicate current legislation, codes and standards

1.1. Maintain knowledge of current and new requirements impacting on work/functional area

1.2. Distribute clear information regarding the roles and responsibilities of teams and individuals to maintain the laboratory's statutory or legal compliance

1.3. Explain the implications of non-conformance to all personnel within the work area

2. Ensure that work practices meet compliance requirements

2.1. Plan work practices to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and licensing, registration, ethical or accreditation requirements

2.2. Ensure that the calibration system is implemented to meet traceability requirements

2.3. Ensure that testing procedures are implemented so that methods and equipment are fit for purpose

2.4. Implement systems to ensure the accuracy of measuring equipment

2.5. Empower team members through coaching and mentoring to manage their responsibilities

3. Monitor, analyse, adjust and report performance

3.1. Ensure that actual and potential problems are identified, rectified and reported promptly to ensure workplace compliance

3.2. Analyse and supervise activities so that potential non-compliance is minimised

3.3. Recommend to designated personnel strategies to improve compliance

3.4. Ensure that individuals/teams are informed of new and improved procedures

3.5. Maintain systems, records and reporting procedures according to legislative and licensing, registration, ethical or accreditation requirements and workplace procedures

4. Investigate, rectify and report non-conformance

4.1. Investigate and deal with non-conformance according to legislative and licensing, registration or accreditation requirements and workplace procedures

4.2. Provide on/off job training for personnel to acquire and apply competencies to meet legislative and licensing, registration or ethical accreditation requirements

4.3. Re-design or adjust workplace practices to ensure that non-conformance is not repeated

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSL916004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSL50109 - Diploma of Laboratory Technology
  • MSL60109 - Advanced Diploma of Laboratory Operations