Contribute to workplace improvements

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 SITXQUA001A, 'Contribute to workplace improvements'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Contribute to workplace improvements' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1

Identify areas for improvement to work practices, services or products.

1.1

Clearly identify own role in work practices and role of others.

1.2

Identify opportunities for improvements to work practices, services or products.

1.3

Check and clarify areas where improvements could be made.

2

Generate ideas for improvement.

2.1

Generate a rangeof ideas or solutions.

2.2

Gather information relevant to ideas.

2.3

Review ideas for relevance and practicality.

2.4

Further develop suitable ideas based on information collection and review.

3

Discuss ideas with others.

3.1

Identify people who can contribute to the ideas for improvement to work practices, services or products.

3.2

Select appropriate communication methods for discussing ideas.

3.3

Share and discuss ideas, seek feedbackand consider all opinions.

3.4

Review feedback, modify and further develop ideas in response to feedback.

4

Develop ideas for improvement.

4.1

Explore processes required to implement suggested improvements to work practices, services or products.

4.2

Present ideas for improvement to appropriate people.

5

Review process for proposing improvements.

5.1

Review process for developing, discussing and presenting ideas and identify how things could be done better.


Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXQUA001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31007 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT31107 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT30707 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT30807 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)