Coordinate risk 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 PSPGOV517A, 'Coordinate risk management'.
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. Maintain infrastructure and processes

1.1 Resources are allocated to enable staff to carry out responsibilities in managing risk

1.2 Currency of required information related to risk management and access for staff are maintained in accordance with organisational requirements

1.3 Information, costs and statistics on risk management are collected for monitoring and review purposes in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures

1.4 Current information/training is accessed to maintain currency of own knowledge and skills in risk management

1.5 Risk management audits are undertaken or contributed to in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements

2. Support staff to manage risk

2.1 Staff are provided with information relating to risk management and its implementation

2.2 Advice is provided to staff in relation to risk management

2.3 Staff learning and development in risk management is managed and recorded according to organisational requirements

2.4 Problems arising in risk management are addressed with relevant staff

2.5 Projects and workgroups addressing issues in risk management are coordinated to facilitate treatment of risk

2.6 Application of the organisation's risk management processes is promoted to all staff

3. Facilitate risk recovery

3.1 Contingency plans are implemented in the event of identified risks eventuating

3.2 Processes for recovery are implemented

3.3 Continuity of operations is facilitated in accordance with contingency plans

3.4 Following recovery, analysis is undertaken to determine strategies for minimising likelihood of recurrence and minimising impact

4. Monitor and review risk management system

4.1 A valid and reliable monitoring methodology is developed and implemented

4.2 Effectiveness of policy and procedures for managing risk is analysed against expected outcomes

4.3 Review results are used to make recommendations for improvement to policy and practices, and approval/s are gained for implementing changes

4.4 Revised policy and practices are implemented in accordance with organisational requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPGOV517A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • PSP51104 - Diploma of Government (Management)
  • PSP52110 - Diploma of Government (Workplace Relations)
  • PSP52008 - Diploma of Government (Rail Safety Regulation)
  • PSP50104 - Diploma of Government
  • PSP50904 - Diploma of Government (Injury Management
  • PSP51304 - Diploma of Government (Project Management)