Apply codes and standards to professional judgement

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 PSPTIS100, 'Apply codes and standards to professional judgement'.
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. Research ethical and professional issues

1.1 Maintain detailed knowledge of ethical and professional practice and issues using reliable sources of information.

1.2 Maintain productive professional relationships to facilitate awareness of current issues.

1.3 Monitor and analyse trends to anticipate developments and directions in the field.

1.4 Research industry discussion of professional ethical codes applied to the practitioner role.

2. Develop professional practices and knowledge

2.1 Analyse applicable codes of ethics and conduct and their relationship to work practices and the exercise of professional judgement.

2.2 Integrate developments and trends impacting on professional practice into work performance.

2.3 Identify innovative approaches for maintaining and improving professional judgement and development.

3. Apply professional standards, knowledge and judgment to practice

3.1 Reflect on and evaluate professional practices in work goals and plans.

3.2 Apply and promote ethical standards, codes and practices with clients, colleagues and others.

3.3 Identify and examine factors that impact on professional and ethical decision making and exercise professional judgement in choosing resolution strategies.

3.4 Collaborate in professional relationships to enhance own practice and the provision of peer support.

3.5 Apply standards of ethical practice when contributing to professional debates, forums and providing feedback to colleagues.

3.6 Evaluate quality and success of ongoing professional judgement in meeting planned, professional and career outcomes.