Review and evaluate major investigations

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 PUAPOL030B, 'Review and evaluate major investigations'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Assess investigation priorities and plans


The progress of the investigation is regularly monitored to ensure tasks are completed and objectives met


Deficiencies and areas requiring further action are identified and addressed


Feedback on the progress of the investigation is regularly communicated to relevant personnel, management, clients and stakeholders


Determine and report investigation status


The investigation is regularly assessed against competing investigations/demands to determine priorities and monitor resource and budgetary expenditure


The investigation is strategically assessed at regular intervals to ensure that objectives are achievable within resource and legal constraints


Critical decisions regarding the investigation are recorded and reported to relevant personnel


Evaluate the effectiveness of agency alliances


Organisational responsibilities for resource/budgetary allocations are monitored and reviewed to facilitate achievement of objectives


Communication and coordination between agencies is evaluated and modified where required


Tasks performed by participating agencies are reviewed and modified, if required, to maximise use of expertise and resources available


The effectiveness of agency alliances and partnerships is reviewed at the completion of the investigation


Recommendations arising from the review of agency alliances are documented and forwarded to relevant managers, clients and stakeholders

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAPOL030B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP51704 - Diploma of Government (Investigation)
  • SFI50411 - Diploma of Fisheries Compliance