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 PSPREG409B, '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



1. Analyse evidence

1.1 All related information is considered, whether likely to be admissible as evidence, or not.

1.2 Information is cross-checked to confirm origin, authenticity and reliability, and to anticipate challenge/s that may occur.

1.3 Gaps and inadequacies are identified and assessed to allow further collection of evidence where possible.

1.4 Information is handled and stored in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policy and procedures.

2. Prepare and review admissible evidence

2.1 Witness and expert statements are prepared in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policy and procedures.

2.2 Evidence is prepared in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policy and procedures.

2.3 All evidence is included in the brief that is likely to be admissible by the court.

2.4 Non-admissible evidence is separated and retained.

2.5 Similar proofs are identified and reviewed to confirm that evidence is sufficient to proceed to prosecution.

2.6 Security, recording and continuity of evidence are maintained in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policy and procedures.

3. Develop a brief of evidence

3.1 Brief of evidence is planned and prepared according to standards required by the prosecution.

3.2 All required information is included in the brief and meets all legal requirements.

3.3 Brief is provided to prosecution and other parties as required by law and organisational requirements.

3.4 When required, counsel is briefed on the case and any circumstances that may affect the progress and outcomes.

4. Coordinate witnesses

4.1 When required, expert witnesses are identified, familiarised with the evidence, and utilised in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

4.2 When required, witness summonses are organised in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

4.3 Contact is maintained with witnesses to ensure cooperation, communication and attendance at proceedings.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPREG409B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP42108 - Certificate IV in Government (Revenue Administration)
  • PSP41404 - Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance)
  • PSP41804 - Certificate IV in Government (Road Transport Compliance)
  • SFI40411 - Certificate IV in Fisheries Compliance