Compose 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 PSPGOV313A, 'Compose 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



1. Interpret written information

1.1 Workplace materials are scanned to identify the subject and key information for using or reporting to others.

1.2 Procedural manuals and codes of practice are scanned to locate specific information to carry out work functions in accordance with legislation, policy and standards.

1.3 A range of written materials is scanned to locate and select required information for summaries, short reports and responses to requests.

1.4 Cultural context and assumed prior knowledge needed for interpretation of workplace information are identified and assistance is obtained when required.

1.5 Assistance is sought with interpretation of complex materials in accordance with organisational procedures.

2. Compose written materials

2.1 Established protocols for a range of written materials are identified and complied with in accordance with organisational procedures and standard templates.

2.2 Audience for the material is identified and any specific requirements and sensitivities are investigated and catered for.

2.3 Material is planned in terms of structure, level of formality and key information to be included, in accordance with the purpose and organisational protocols.

2.4 Written information is prepared in an accurate, concise and unambiguous manner that meets intended audience, legislative and organisational requirements.

2.5 Material is checked to confirm readability, grammar, spelling and punctuation, and to correct any inaccuracies or gaps in content.

2.6 Written materials are prepared and provided for approval within required timeframes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPGOV313A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32709 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30504 - Certificate III in Government (Security)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • PSP30204 - Certificate III in Government (Border Protection)
  • PSP30104 - Certificate III Government