Audio record court proceedings

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 PSPCRT301B, 'Audio record court proceedings'.
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. Prepare for content of matter to be heard.

1.1. Court roster is checked and cause list is examined to identify jurisdiction, presiding officials and statusof case.

1.2. Existing glossaries, running sheet and previous transcripts are located.

1.3. Information pertaining to the case and/or jurisdiction is obtained and used.

1.4. Resources are checked and sufficient time is allowed to set up before proceedings begin.

2. Prepare for audio/visual recording.

2.1. Court is set up, microphone/recording checks are carried out, and problems are remedied or reported according to organisational practices and procedures.

2.2. Equipment is placed and cables are secured in compliance with workplace safety requirements.

2.3. Paperwork is completed according to organisational practices and procedures.

2.4. Counsel at the bar is approached to ensure appropriate identification while monitoring.

2.5. Case information is obtained and court file is perused for relevant information.

2.6. Special requirements for relief recorders, for the start of a new trial or for ongoing cases, are included in preparations.

3. Undertake audio/visual recording of proceedings.

3.1. Recording equipment is operated to achieve and maintain high-quality recording.

3.2. Monitoring is undertaken according to organisational practices and procedures.

3.3. Court protocol is maintained at all times particularly while dealing with legal representatives and responding to queries regarding the transcript.

3.4. Where necessary, clarification of proceedings is obtained during adjournments.

3.5. Supervisor is advised when court is completed or adjourned according to organisational practices and procedures.

3.6. Correct procedure is followed when taken over by court reporters.

3.7. Tapes are processed in accordance with legislative requirements, and organisational practices and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPCRT301B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP40404 - Certificate IV in Government (Court Services)
  • PSP30104 - Certificate III Government