Select providers and develop contracts

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 PSPPROC413A, 'Select providers and develop contracts'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Select providers and develop contracts' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Select preferred providers.

1.1. Evaluation panel is formed and coordinated.

1.2. Offers are evaluated according to evaluation plan and organisational probity requirements which relate to managing conflicts of interest and adherence to public sector standards.

1.3. Specialist expertise is obtained where necessary to assist with evaluation of offers.

1.4. Clarification and negotiation of matters contained in offers are undertaken with bidders according to organisational guidelines and public sector standards.

1.5. Preferred providers are selected and recommendations for allocation of business are developed, justified and documented against selection criteria according to policy, procedures and governance requirements.

1.6. Approvals are obtained for the recommended offers.

1.7. Successful providers are notified in line with organisational protocols.

2. Develop and formalise contractual arrangements.

2.1. Approvals are obtained to enter negotiations, when required, and negotiation of the final wording of contract is conducted according to organisational policy and procedures and defined probity frameworks as set out in the evaluation plan.

2.2. Approvals to enter into contracts are obtained according to policy and procedures.

2.3. Commitments are not made and contractors do not commence until contracts are signed.

2.4. Contracts are structured to capture and address identified risks, protect both parties, provide the basis for due performance, and outline expected standards of behaviour.

2.5. Contracts are entered into that are valid and legally binding to the parties.

3. Debrief market and other stakeholders.

3.1. Advice on the contractual arrangements is provided to internal stakeholders according to organisational policy and procedures.

3.2. Unsuccessful bidders are informed and debriefed upon request with constructive feedback on their proposals.

3.3. Details of successful providers are made public according to probity requirements, organisational protocols and public sector standards.