Carry out complex project activities

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 PSPPM504A, 'Carry out complex project activities'.
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. Review and confirm project requirements

1.1 Limits of own responsibility and reporting requirements are confirmed for each of the projects/project activities assigned.

1.2 Information and supporting materials for each project/project activity are obtained in accordance with project requirements, organisational policy and procedures.

1.3 Project plans are analysed and requirements, timeframes, roles, responsibilities and stakeholder involvement are confirmed for each.

1.4 Project management procedures and controls are confirmed in accordance with each project plan, and any required changes are negotiated according to the project plan change management strategy.

1.5 Project plans are updated with confirmed information for milestones, resources, team members and steering committee details.

2. Organise and undertake project activities

2.1 Personal work plans are prepared to assign activities, timeframes and milestones for all projects/project activities to a single planning management framework to meet the progress requirements for each project/project activity.

2.2 Where project requirements cannot be accommodated and clashes occur, negotiations are conducted with project managers and/or supervisory staff to find a compromise satisfactory to all stakeholders.

2.3 Project tasks are accomplished in accordance with project plans and any changes are managed in accordance with the approved project change strategy.

2.4 Project data is captured and recorded in accordance with project requirements.

2.5 Specialist advice and support are provided to project managers, steering committees and stakeholders as required to achieve project objectives.

3. Manage progress of multiple projects/activities

3.1 Project management tools are used for integration and timing of project activities and achievement of project outcomes.

3.2 Risks to progress and achievement of project objectives are anticipated and reported to project management for action in accordance with risk management plans.

3.3 Completion of project activities and progress against targets and milestones are monitored and corrective action is taken if needed, in accordance with project plans and in consultation with project managers.

3.4 Problem solving to find innovative solutions to project problems or unplanned-for contingencies is undertaken in consultation with project management.

3.5 Progress reports are provided as required by project communication plans.

4. Finalise project activities

4.1 Project deliverables for each project/activity are completed to the required standard in the required timeframes.

4.2 Recordkeeping associated with each project is completed as required by project plans.

4.3 Project processes are evaluated, issues identified and recommendations made for continuous improvement of projects/activities.

4.4 Project reports are prepared containing required information completed to the required standard using agreed style, voice and formats.

4.5 Project hand-overs of deliverables and return of borrowed/unused materials are completed in accordance with project plans and organisational procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPM504A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA52210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)
  • PUA51709 - Diploma of Public Safety (Test and Evaluation)
  • PUA51410 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • PSP52008 - Diploma of Government (Rail Safety Regulation)
  • PSP50104 - Diploma of Government
  • TLI60210 - Advanced Diploma of Deployment Logistics
  • TLI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50510 - Diploma of Deployment Logistics