Receive and validate data

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 PSPREG015, 'Receive and validate data'.
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. Receive information

1.1 Identify, request and/or receive required information.

1.2 Check incoming information for gaps, anomalies, deficiencies or discrepancies, and compare with pre-existing information, where relevant.

1.3 Access additional data sources and seek information to fill gaps and compare with information received.

1.4 Receipt incoming information if required.

2. Record information

2.1 Carry out accurate recording of information, confirming relevant details of source.

2.2 Maintain records as accurate, complete and up-to-date and present in the required format.

2.3 Comply with legislative requirements for recording and storage of information.

2.4 Adhere to procedures for storage and management of confidential and sensitive information.

3. Verify authenticity of information

3.1 Complete initial selection of information using preliminary cull to eliminate unreliable data.

3.2 Corroborate and assess information for its integrity, validity and reliability.

3.3 Carry out validation or corroboration with existing information as well as information from outside organisations and other sources where relevant.

3.4 Extract, interpret and organise useful and useable information in a form that is accessible to users.

3.5 Conduct analysis in accordance with agreed indicators and assessment and is accurate, relevant and complete.

4. Recommend or take action as a result of information received

4.1 Record and report outcomes.

4.2 Recommend or take action as a result of the outcomes.

4.3 Document decision showing reasons for proceeding or not proceeding or taking other action, after discussion with management, where required.

4.4 Identify and inform areas or other organisations that may be affected by information received or outcomes, to optimise usefulness of information.