Lead major investigations

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 POLINV006, 'Lead major investigations'.
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. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Plan a major investigation

1.1 Determine investigation objectives to provide investigative directions.

1.2 Identify a range of information sources to inform investigative directions.

1.3 Evaluate influencing factors for planning purposes.

1.4 Evaluate resource requirements in accordance with investigative objectives.

1.5 Validate investigation plan requirements in line with command and control principles.

2. Lead a major investigation

2.1 Analyse information to determine relevance to investigation.

2.2 Allocate resources based on investigative plan.

2.3 Oversee investigation in accordance with investigative plan.

2.4 Monitor investigation activities to develop contingency plans.

2.5 Conduct briefing and debriefing to share assessed information.

2.6 Provide advice and directions to investigation team to ensure investigation objectives are met.

2.7 Assess impacting factors to provide investigative direction.

3. Facilitate a major investigation

3.1 Monitor expenditure and resource usage to maximise effectiveness and for reporting purposes.

3.2 Collate investigation-related material using information management systems.

3.3 Adhere to and promote security arrangements throughout investigations

3.4 Assess evidence and intelligence continually to determine impact on investigations and future investigative activities.

4. Finalise a major investigation

4.1 Evaluate investigations to establish whether further investigative opportunities and avenues of enquiry were considered and actioned.

4.2 Record critical decisions for accountability purposes.

4.3 Finalise investigative material for referral, recording and archiving purposes.

4.4 Appraise investigations to develop recommendations and proposed future actions.