Record complex 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 PSPCRT507B, 'Record complex 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 complex hearings.

1.1. Court rosters are checked and cause list is examined to identify jurisdiction, number of presiding officials and status of case.

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

1.3. For new cases, dictionaries and glossaries of names and terms from court (case) file are created in accordance with court standards, and dictionaries are loaded.

1.4. Resources and materials to be taken to court are organised and sufficient time is allowed to get to court and set up before proceedings begin.

2. Set up court arrangements.

2.1. Court arrangements are set up, equipment is tested, and problems are remedied where possible, or reported according to practice and procedures.

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

2.3. Liaison with court, judicial staff and legal profession is undertaken on proceedings and references.

2.4. Case information is obtained and checked for relevantinformation.

2.5. Preparations are made to include any special requirements for recording proceedings in a team, as opposed to individually.

3. Capture complex proceedings.

3.1. Commencement procedures are undertaken according to practice and procedures.

3.2. Shorthand or notes are taken of proceedings, or machine is operated, to create accurate transcript.

3.3. Clarification on proceedings is obtained from participants where necessary according to practice and procedures.

3.4. Transcript is read back as requested in accordance with court procedures and protocol.

3.5. Correct procedure is followed when working with or taking over from audio reporters.

3.6. Court protocol is maintained throughout proceedings.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPCRT507B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP50304 - Diploma of Government (Court Services)