Conduct security awareness sessions

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 PSPSEC003, 'Conduct security awareness sessions'.
Google Links
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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. Prepare for security awareness presentation

1.1 Determine outcomes of the presentation reflecting the identified needs of participants.

1.2 Select and document presentation methods to suit identified outcomes, participants’ needs, equipment and resources.

1.3 Make provision for participant contribution to the session, based on their experience.

1.4 Validate the content of materials prior to use.

1.5 Include examples of instances and results of non-compliance in presentation materials.

1.6 Prepare information and resources to suit specified objectives, needs of the participants, group size and venue.

1.7 Link the presentation to other elements of the organisations security awareness campaign.

2. Deliver session on security awareness

2.1 Facilitate opportunities for discussion of broad conceptual, ethical and legal issues surrounding government security management.

2.2 Explain information, activities and other aspects to participants according to their level of understanding and experience.

2.3 Use materials and techniques adapted to the participants.

2.4 Generate a positive perspective of the organisation's security management and elicit feedback.

2.5 Use case studies to address urgency and levels of risk in security management.

2.6 Highlight models of excellence in government security management.

3. Review security awareness session outcomes

3.1 Encourage participant feedback on all aspects of the security awareness sessions.

3.2 Review suitability of approach, content and outcomes for further activities.

3.3 Review own performance against objectives and in response to participants’ feedback and comments.

3.4 Give advice on possible future activities or amendments to security awareness strategy and programs, including high risk areas for security management.