Determine liability and negotiate settlements

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 PSPINM011, 'Determine liability and negotiate settlements'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Estimate liability

1.1 Use current information and guidelines on legislative changes and liability management to ensure up-to-date methods are used to estimate liability.

1.2 Identify all anticipated costs the employer believes may be incurred up to the time claims are resolved.

1.3 Use case estimate software facilities as required to create automated case estimates based on reporting data.

1.4 Use key indicators to estimate costs and amend automated estimates as necessary, based on local knowledge of particular claims.

1.5 Review estimates at required intervals, and maintain estimates of future liability on all open claims.

1.6 Identify and pursue recovery rights against other parties or employers for the disabilities claimed.

2. Determine settlement options

2.1 Identify settlement options.

2.2 Assess options to determine the most cost effective course of action, given the nature and extent of each liability.

3. Negotiate settlements

3.1 Consult injured workers to ensure they have competent professional and financial advice before entering into an agreement.

3.2 Negotiate settlement terms to meet obligations and minimise losses.

3.3 Determine settlement terms that represent substantial savings on costs that would otherwise have been incurred for future liability.

3.4 Negotiate settlements within financial delegations or refer.

3.5 Obtain discharge to ensure potential for further liability is eliminated.

3.6 Refer settlements, for conciliation and arbitration where agreement cannot be reached.