Undertake native title assessments

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 PSPLND004, 'Undertake native title assessments'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake native title assessments' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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. Gather research information for assessment of public land

1.1 Identify the purpose of the assessment to determine the type and range of data required.

1.2 Identify land and data sources and gather all available land records related to the area.

1.3 Obtain evidence from current records to establish the status of the land.

1.4 Investigate past use of the land from historical records and compile a land use history.

1.5 Investigate tenure history and compile a report.

1.6 Check information gathered for accuracy and relevance, corroborate if necessary and interpret to provide evidence for native title assessment report/s.

1.7 Liaise with stakeholders.

1.8 Obtain expert advice as required.

2. Liaise with stakeholders

2.1 Consult a wide range of stakeholders.

2.2 Obtain expert advice as required.

3. Undertake assessment

3.1 Undertake analysis of the degree to which native title rights and interests may have been affected by land use and tenure.

3.2 Analyse evidence to determine what extinguishment exists over the land.

3.3 Make decisions and recommendations in accordance with evidence.

4. Record and report assessment outcomes

4.1 Prepare a native title assessment report to facilitate future act proposals or to assist in native title claim management.

4.2 Record assessment outcomes.

4.3 Provide reasons for recommendations in the report.

4.4 Update information systems to reflect information necessary to allow for future informed decisions to be made.