Carry out court orderly functions

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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
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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 PSPCRT401C, 'Carry out court orderly functions'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare the courtroom.

1.1. Security procedures are performed according to organisational policy and procedures.

1.2. Court lay-out, and equipment and technology requirements are arranged according to the requirements of the court and legal practitioners.

1.3. Courtroom amenities are checked and adjusted as required.

1.4. On completion of sitting, courtroom is restored according to organisational policy and procedures.

2. Follow court procedures and protocols.

2.1. Court forms and documents are prepared and used according to organisational policy and procedures and legislative requirements.

2.2. Proclamations are made according to court procedures and protocols, and organisational standards for oral presentations.

2.3. Modes of address, manner and movement in the courtroom are monitored, and instructions to court users and the public are made according to court procedures and protocols and organisational requirements.

2.4. Procedures for special court requirements are followed in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policy and procedures.

3. Manage court appearances.

3.1. Persons are called and non-appearances are reported to the court according to court procedures and protocols.

3.2. Persons required to be accompanied to and from their station in the courtroom are escorted according to court procedures and protocols and operational safety requirements.

3.3. Oathsand affirmations are administered if required in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements for the type of proceedings and client preference for the particular oath or affirmation.

3.4. Court technology is used at the direction of the presiding official and contingencies are managed according to organisational policy and procedures and the direction of the court.

4. Take action in accordance with court outcomes.

4.1. Action relating to orders of the court is taken in accordance with legislative and organisational policy and procedures.

4.2. Documentary requirements of court outcomes are identified and completed in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPCRT401C appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC40107 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice
  • PSP40304 - Certificate IV in Government (Court Compliance)
  • PSP40404 - Certificate IV in Government (Court Services)
  • PSP30304 - Certificate III in Government (Court Compliance)