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 PSPGOV301B, '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



1. Evaluate and develop own expertise

1.1 Self-assessment of work-related competencies is made by reflecting on own workplace experience and training, and from monitoring feedback on performance in the workplace

1.2 Research is undertaken 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 Areas requiring competency development are identified by comparing current competencies with the competency requirements of current or anticipated duties

1.4 Personal learning goals are set and progress towards them monitored

1.5 Potential competency recognition or development opportunities are identified and accessed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

1.6 Records of competency development are maintained and work-related competencies and experience are conveyed to relevant people as required

2. Work within the organisational structure and context

2.1 A comprehensive knowledge of the organisation's structure and functioning is developed and utilised in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures

2.2 An understanding of the organisation's context is developed and used

2.3 The work unit's position in the organisational structure is identified, its relationship with other organisational work units examined and any protocols/difficulties/special requirements determined

2.4 The contribution of the work role and the work unit to the organisation's vision, goals and outcomes is identified and confirmed

2.5 Work is undertaken 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 Individual work goals are identified, clarified and prioritised in accordance with the organisation's requirements

3.2 Risks to the achievement of personal work outcomes are identified and managed in accordance with organisational risk management requirements

3.3 Work strategies are selected with regard to applicable work parameters

3.4 Progress with work is monitored relative to set goals, strategies and outcomes

3.5 Work goals are achieved and work plans revised to attend to ongoing or new responsibilities

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPGOV301B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32709 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • CSC30207 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Custodial)
  • CSC30107 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice
  • CSC30307 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Community)
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30304 - Certificate III in Government (Court Compliance)
  • PSP30504 - Certificate III in Government (Security)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • PSP30204 - Certificate III in Government (Border Protection)
  • PSP30104 - Certificate III Government