Undertake career planning

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 PSPGEN031, 'Undertake career planning'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake career planning' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com 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. Conduct self-assessment

1.1 Identify life and work experiences and current and potential abilities and rank in order of importance.

1.2 Explore personal values and preferences relating to future careers.

1.3 Prepare a personal profile that identifies career related characteristics.

2. Identify possible career opportunities

2.1 Research careers to identify those with continuing longevity, and identify their requirements.

2.2 Identify and explore information sources for indicators, trends and information on potential career opportunities.

2.3 Assess existing and emerging careers and identify their skill, qualification or experience requirements.

2.4 Analyse the nature of the workforce, trends and opportunities and identify associated skill needs.

3. Develop and implement career plan

3.1 Identify preferred future career and associated skill requirements and compare with current strengths.

3.2 Analyse gaps to identify those skills that are common to both preferred future career and the organisation’s requirements.

3.3 Establish career goals and develop a career plan that identifies immediate priorities as well as a longer term strategy for gaining experience and skills development.

3.4 Initiate career development activities.

4. Monitor progress

4.1 Monitor the acquisition of skills and experience and seek feedback on achievement of performance requirements.

4.2 Consider feedback and integrate as necessary into the career plan.

4.3 Monitor the organisation’s requirements and adjust career plan to take account of new information, environment and/or culture.

4.4 Monitor preferred career requirements and progress towards career goals and adjust as required.