Prepare a brief of evidence

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 PSPREG010, 'Prepare a brief of evidence'.
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. Analyse evidence

1.1 Consider all related information, whether likely to be admissible as evidence, or not.

1.2 Cross-check information to confirm origin, authenticity and reliability, and to anticipate challenge/s that may occur.

1.3 Identify and assess gaps and inadequacies to allow further collection of evidence.

1.4 Handle and store information appropriately.

2. Prepare and review admissible evidence

2.1 Prepare witness and expert statements.

2.2 Include all evidence in the brief that is likely to be admissible by the court.

2.3 Separate and retain non-admissible evidence.

2.4 Identify and review similar proofs to confirm that evidence is sufficient to proceed to prosecution.

2.5 Maintain security, recording and continuity of evidence.

3. Develop a brief of evidence

3.1 Plan and prepare brief of evidence according to standards required by the prosecution.

3.2 Include all required information in the brief and meet all legal requirements.

3.3 Provide brief to prosecution and other parties as required by law and organisational requirements.

3.4 Brief counsel on the case when required, and advise any circumstances that may affect the progress and outcomes.

4. Coordinate witnesses

4.1 Identify and use expert witnesses when required and familiarise them with the evidence.

4.2 Organise witness summonses when required.

4.3 Maintain contact with witnesses to ensure cooperation, communication and attendance at proceedings.