Use technology in the workplace

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 PSPGOV207B, 'Use technology in the workplace'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Use technology in the workplace' 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



1. Select and use technology

1.1 The technology requirements of tasks are assessed and technology and/or software applications are selected in accordance with task requirements and available workplace resources.

1.2 Work area, furniture and equipment are adjusted and used in accordance with ergonomic requirements.

1.3 Technology/software is used to achieve work outcomes in accordance with organisational guidelines and occupational health and safety requirements.

1.4 Manuals, training booklets, online/telephone assistance or help-desks are used to overcome basic difficulties with technology, and more complex problems are referred for assistance in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

1.5 Technology and data are secured in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures.

2. Maintain technology

2.1 Routine maintenance is carried out and/or arranged to ensure that technology is maintained in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and organisational requirements.

2.2 Equipment faults are corrected or reported in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and service agreements.

2.3 Technology consumables are replaced as they are used in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and organisational requirements.

2.4 Use of technology and disposal of used consumables meets government and organisational environmental policies.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPGOV207B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32909 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Vehicle Recovery)
  • PUA42209 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Military Leadership)
  • PUA32409 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Air Dispatch)
  • PUA21110 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Military Skills)
  • PUA32609 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Field Petroleum Operations)
  • PUA51509 - Diploma of Public Safety (Military Leadership)
  • PSP20104 - Certificate II in Government