Conduct pre-hearing mentions

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 POLPRO002, 'Conduct pre-hearing mentions'.
Google Links
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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. Manage a brief for pre-hearing mention

1.1 Assess brief to ensure sufficiency of evidence.

1.2 Analyse evidence to determine that it substantiates elements of offences.

1.3 Evaluate brief to determine possible defences.

1.4 Analyse brief to identify adherence to legislation and precedent.

1.5 Identify deficiencies in the brief to determine remedial actions.

2. Communicate with stakeholders

2.1 Engage with stakeholders to resolve issues.

2.2 Negotiate with stakeholders to progress case.

2.3 Document actions undertaken on brief for recording purposes.

2.4 Provide assistance and advice to the court regarding the management of pre-hearing mentions.

3. Present a case

3.1 Present circumstances of the case for courts consideration.

3.2 Detail issues and concessions of the case.

3.3 Evaluate the need for applications and submissions in accordance with pre-hearing mention requirements.

3.4 Assess status of unresolved issues throughout proceedings to identify further actions required.

4. Complete pre-hearing mention duties

4.1 Analyse circumstances of the case to determine need for applications.

4.2 Submit applications to achieve desired outcome of prosecution.

4.3 Record issues and court outcomes for future reference.

4.4 Process briefs for administrative purposes.

4.5 Communicate with stakeholders to inform them of unresolved issues and outcomes.

4.6 Analyse conduct of prosecution case critically to identify areas for improvement.

4.7 Develop recommendations for continuous improvement purposes.