Compose complex workplace documents

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 PSPGEN034, 'Compose complex workplace documents'.
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



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. Interpret and evaluate workplace information

1.1 Seek information from inside and outside the organisation and analyse sources for reliability.

1.2 Distinguish cultural context of the information and use to aid in interpretation.

1.3 Analyse information for relevance to own work and seek assistance with interpretation of complex materials.

1.4 Identify assumed prior knowledge underpinning workplace information and gather additional information if necessary.

1.5 Advise implications of information to relevant personnel.

2. Compose complex written materials

2.1 Determine the purpose, objectives and format for the materials.

2.2 Seek, collate and assess information to inform the document.

2.3 Determine content, structure and sequencing of materials in line with the purpose and intended audience.

2.4 Consider options for inclusion.

2.5 Assess possible impact on the target audience and counter potential criticism where necessary.

2.6 Review composed material to confirm objectives, organisational and legislative requirements are met, and submit materials within required timeframes.

3. Edit written material

3.1 Confirm intent of the communication.

3.2 Check content and proofread for grammar, spelling and punctuation.

3.3 Assess communication in light of the needs of the intended audience.

3.4 Make recommendations for improvement if necessary and record.

3.5 Amend information if required, and submit for approval.