Work effectively in the organisation

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 PSPGEN009, 'Work effectively in the organisation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work effectively in the organisation' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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. Evaluate and develop own expertise

1.1 Make selfassessment of workrelated competencies by reflecting on own workplace experience and training, and from monitoring feedback on performance in the workplace.

1.2 Undertake research to identify possible careers and compare the requirements of these careers with current skill base and development opportunities available within the organisation and across the public sector.

1.3 Identify areas requiring competency development by comparing current competencies with the competency requirements of current or anticipated duties.

1.4 Set personal learning goals and monitor progress towards them.

1.5 Identify and access potential competency recognition or development opportunities.

1.6 Maintain records of competency development and convey workrelated competencies and experience to relevant people as required.

2. Work within the organisational structure and context

2.1 Develop and use a comprehensive knowledge of the organisation’s structure and function.

2.2 Develop and use an understanding of the organisation’s context.

2.3 Identify the work unit’s position in the organisational structure, examine its relationship with other organisational work units and determine any protocols, difficulties or special requirements.

2.4 Identify and confirm the contribution of the work role and the work unit to the organisation’s vision, goals and outcomes.

2.5 Undertake work in a manner that has regard for the workgroup position and the organisation’s structure, functioning, culture and vision.

3. Manage own work

3.1 Identify, clarify and prioritise individual work goals.

3.2 Identify and manage risks to the achievement of personal work outcomes in accordance with organisational risk management requirements.

3.3 Select work strategies with regard to applicable work parameters.

3.4 Monitor progress with work against set goals, strategies and outcomes.

3.5 Achieve work goals and revise work plans to attend to ongoing or new responsibilities.