Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons

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 SISCCRO001, 'Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons'.
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.

1. Establish participant needs and expectations.

1.1 Interpret information about participant characteristics, recreational needs and special requirements.

1.2 Encourage participants to articulate their own recreational needs and expectations.

1.3 Make assessments of participant capacity in consultation with relevant support personnel and within scope of own responsibility.

1.4 Identify potential barriers to participation.

1.5 Advise participants of factors preventing participation in a program.

2. Plan recreation programs.

2.1 Determine program activities and strategies appropriate to the context, participant needs and capabilities.

2.2 Assess likely demands of the program on participants in consultation with appropriate support personnel.

2.3 Identify and organise required human, physical and financial resources and support.

2.4 Recognise risks to participant safety and act to eliminate or minimise risks.

2.5 Identify and incorporate injury prevention strategies and support requirements.

2.6 Develop and document program plans that incorporate key information.

2.7 Seek agreement on program plan from relevant staff, participants and organisations as required.

3. Prepare for recreation programs.

3.1 Inspect and confirm set-up of location and equipment; report issues to person responsible.

3.2 Provide clear and accurate instructions and information using communication techniques suited to participants.

3.3 Confirm understanding and encourage participants to seek clarification as required.

3.4 Issue required equipment and aids and provide assistance with fitting where necessary.

3.5 Modify equipment for use by different participant groups.

3.6 Identify emerging risks to participant safety and take action to minimise these.

4. Conduct recreation programs.

4.1 Encourage participants to warm-up and cool-down through demonstration and instruction of safe and appropriate exercises.

4.2 Monitor technique, use of equipment and aids and provide feedback and assistance to participants.

4.3 Select and use communication techniques that encourage and support participants.

4.4 Modify program, as required according to participant needs.

4.5 Use techniques that motivate participants to maintain an appropriate participation rate.

5. Conclude recreation programs.

5.1 Conclude program at a pace appropriate to participants, their level of involvement and duration of the program.

5.2 Inform participants of follow-up programs, sources of information and further recreational opportunities.

5.3 Collect and check issued equipment for damage and wear and report problems to appropriate staff.

6. Evaluate recreation programs.

6.1 Request and respond to feedback from participants and identify further needs.

6.2 Evaluate program components and record outcomes.

6.3 Identify and document potential areas for improvement in future programs.

6.4 Review own performance and identify potential improvements.