Monitor data for indicators of fraud

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 PSPFRAU401B, 'Monitor data for indicators of fraud'.
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. Collate data

1.1 Relevant data sources are identified and data is collected that is compatible, useful, relevant, reliable, valid and timely.

1.2 Data is organised in prescribed form in accordance with the identified information needs and uses.

1.3 Data is checked for accuracy, suitability and compliance with legal and privacy responsibilities and security.

1.4 The need to liaise with specialists is determined and acted on in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

1.5 Ways to improve fraud and corruption control data content, interfaces and usefulness are monitored, and recommendations are made to supervisors and other stakeholders.

2. Interrogate data

2.1 Quantitative and/or qualitative analyses are performed to obtain required outcomes in accordance with the purpose of each analysis.

2.2 Analysis and description tools and techniques are selected appropriate to the nature of the information and the required outcome.

2.3 Priority of data to be interrogated is determined in consultation with appropriate people, and work is organised accordingly.

2.4 An understanding of the nature of the program or activity from which the data is obtained, the way in which the information is structured in the system and the likely indications of fraud and corruption activities are reflected in the analysis of material.

2.5 Preliminary recommendations are expressed in the detail, format and timeframe required.

3. Monitor for indicators of fraud and corruption

3.1 Fraud and corruption or possible fraud and corruption situations are identified, staff and systems alerted and actions initiated.

3.2 Where indicators arise for which there are no precedents, information is referred to the appropriate people for further analysis.

3.3 Trends indicating activities outside control limits are reported for further analysis and investigation.

3.4 Checks are made for internal consistency and compliance with established structure, rules and authorities for accessing information.

3.5 Variations from standards and guidelines are reported in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPFRAU401B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP42108 - Certificate IV in Government (Revenue Administration)
  • PSP40604 - Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control)
  • PSP41504 - Certificate IV in Government (Investigation)
  • SFI40411 - Certificate IV in Fisheries Compliance