Undertake and promote career management

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 PSPGEN052, 'Undertake and promote career management'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Undertake and promote career management' 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

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. Identify current career strengths

1.1 Conduct a self-directed search of current knowledge, skills, abilities, interests and values.

1.2 Include life and work experiences, current and latent abilities and rank in order of personal importance.

1.3 Determine personal preferences in broad terms, including areas of work that are acceptable in the long term.

1.4 Prepare a personal profile that identifies strengths, preferences and opportunities for learning and growth.

2. Identify and map career opportunities

2.1 Scan careers and occupations to identify a list of possibilities and their requirements for skills, qualifications and experience.

2.2 Undertake economic and industry scans to identify the outlook for possible careers and to identify emerging careers throughout work life.

2.3 Investigate opportunities for entering possible careers to ensure the feasibility of pursuing those options.

2.4 Match personal profile to possible career opportunities and decide on the best option/s to pursue.

3. Develop and implement career plan

3.1 Establish career goals that cater for transition from existing work to preferred future career.

3.2 Develop a career plan that identifies immediate priorities for learning and development as well as medium to long-term strategies to obtain additional skills and experience.

3.3 Undertake gap analysis to identify dated skills and skills that are common to both preferred future career and the organisation’s requirements.

3.4 Initiate career development activities in accordance with the career plan.

4. Monitor progress

4.1 Monitor acquisition of skills and experience and seek feedback on performance achievements.

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

4.3 Monitor organisational requirements and future career requirements and adjust career plan to take account of new information.

4.4 Monitor progress towards future career and adjust goals as required.

5. Contribute to others’ career management

5.1 Assist others to take responsibility for their own careers, research information and plan for future job placements, learning and development.

5.2 Provide feedback on performance and suggest development opportunities to address performance gaps or build on performance strengths linked to career plans.

5.3 Agree upon medium to long term plans and implement to address barriers to career development and meet individual and group learning and development needs.

5.4 Encourage staff to monitor their progress against career goals and adjust long term plans to integrate changed circumstances or new skill requirements.

5.5 Encourage and support staff in applying new skills and knowledge in the workplace.