Use resources to achieve work unit goals

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 PSPGOV403B, 'Use resources to achieve work unit goals'.
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. Acquire and apply available resources

1.1 Available resources are identified and gaps filled in accordance with work unit plans.

1.2 Procedures are applied that promote efficient, economical and effective allocation and distribution of resources.

1.3 Acquisition and storage of resources is carried out in accordance with legislation, organisational policy and procedures.

1.4 Resource handling is undertaken in accordance with established work practices and guidelines, including occupational health and safety and security requirements.

2. Monitor and report on resource usage

2.1 Trends on resource usage are monitored and reported in accordance with organisational requirements.

2.2 Records of resource usage are maintained in accordance with relevant legislation and guidance.

2.3 Relevant financial and resource management systems are operated in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

2.4 Resource shortfalls are identified and recommendations made to address these.

3. Maintain resources

3.1 Resources are maintained in accordance with manufacturers' and organisational guidelines and service contracts.

3.2 Maintenance of resources is organised to facilitate work practices and outcomes.

3.3 Contingency plans are developed to ensure operational continuity.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPGOV403B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA41406 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Diving)
  • PUA41706 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Infantry Operations)
  • PUA41806 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Military Engineering)
  • PUA41206 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Armoured Operations)
  • PUA41306 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Artillery Operations)
  • PUA42109 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • PUA51509 - Diploma of Public Safety (Military Leadership)
  • PSP42010 - Certificate IV in School Support Services
  • PSP42410 - Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting)
  • PSP41904 - Certificate IV in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP42210 - Certificate IV in Government (Workplace Relations)
  • PSP40104 - Certificate IV in Government