Undertake inspections and monitoring

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 PSPREG013, 'Undertake inspections and monitoring'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake inspections and monitoring' 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. Plan and organise inspection and monitoring activities

1.1 Confirm outputs and determine inspection and monitoring activities and responsibilities.

1.2 Determine procedures, timeframes, resources and equipment requirements for self and others.

1.3 Obtain and prepare resources and/or equipment.

1.4 Determine legislative requirements, risk management practices and WHS requirements.

1.5 Identify and adjust communication strategies and development opportunities to suit a range of clients in making them aware of their obligations under relevant legislation.

1.6 Review and update procedural and information guides as required.

2. Undertake inspections and monitoring

2.1 Carry out inspections and monitoring activities under general direction.

2.2 Develop and implement risk management strategies as required in accordance with set procedures and timelines.

2.3 Use and maintain resources and/or equipment.

2.4 Provide operational and technical advice when required to subordinate officers.

3. Act on non-compliance

3.1 Provide information and/or education to achieve client compliance in line with the seriousness of the possible breach.

3.2 Take further action as a result of failure to achieve compliance in line with the seriousness of the possible breach.

3.3 Identify compliance requirements of legislation and regulations and report contraventions and recommended action.

3.4 Refer serious or complex situations for advice or resolution.

3.5 Identify the elements of each offence to be prosecuted under relevant legislation, and collect and provide information and/or evidence in accordance with rules of evidence.

3.6 Fulfil court attendance and conduct requirements when required.

4. Provide reports, information and training

4.1 Maintain records and prepare and provide reports.

4.2 Interpret requirements of relevant legislation and provide information and advice on technical and operational matters.

4.3 Provide on-the-job inspection and/or monitoring training.