Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SITHCCC307, 'Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements'.
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 of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Confirm special dietary requirements and select ingredients.

1.1 Confirm the dietary and cultural food requirements of the customer.

1.2 Liaise with others to clarify requirements.

1.3 Confirm health consequences of ignoring special dietary requirements of customers.

1.4 Access special dietary recipes and select specialised ingredients.

1.5 Identify, from recipes and packaging, ingredients that may cause health consequences due to food allergies or intolerance.

1.6 Exclude ingredients from dishes as requested by the customer.

2. Prepare foods to satisfy nutritional and special dietary requirements.

2.1 Follow special recipes to produce dishes for those with special dietary and cultural food requirements.

2.2 Modify menu items to meet different dietary requests by excluding or substituting ingredients while maintaining equivalent nutritional value.

2.3 Communicate specific dietary or cultural requirements for food preparation to other team members.

2.4 Select appropriate ingredients to ensure optimum nutritional quality of dishes.

2.5 Use appropriate equipment and cooking techniques for specific diets.

2.6 Employ suitable preparation and cooking techniques to retain optimum nutritional values.

2.7 Present nutritionally balanced food in an appetising and attractive manner.